HHS Holding Biannual Stakeholder Meeting on Managed Care January 5

TDMR has been notified that Texas Health and Human Services is holding its biannual meeting on managed care next Thursday in Austin.  It is open to the public and is taking public comment on several items.  If you can’t make it, it is being webcast.

Considering the number of complaints regarding dental MCOs, it would behoove providers to make their views known.

Here is the online information.

January 5, 2017 – 9:00am

Texas Health and Human Services Commission, Brown-Heatly Building, Public Hearing Room
4900 N. Lamar Blvd.
Austin, TX 78751

Webcasting available(link is external)

Call-in number: 213-929-4232
Access code: 512219727

  1. Welcome
  2. Medical and Social Services update*
  3. Medicaid update*
  4. 1115 Waiver update*
  5. STAR Kids update*
  6. Provider enrollment*
  7. Senate Bill 760 (84th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, 2015) network adequacy implementation*
  8. Managed Care Organization quality and value-based payment initiatives*
  9. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services managed care regulations implementation*
  10. Open discussion
  11. Closing remarks

*Public comment will be taken on this agenda item.

Contact: Questions regarding agenda items, content, or meeting arrangements should be directed to John Seagraves, External Stakeholder Relations, Medical & Social Services Communications, 512-462-6214, MedicaidManagedCare@hhsc.state.tx.us.

This meeting is open to the public. No reservations are required, and there is no cost to attend this meeting.

People with disabilities who wish to attend the meeting and require auxiliary aids or services should contact Charles Bredwell, Program Specialist, at 512-462-6337 at least 72 hours before the meeting so appropriate arrangements can be made.

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