COMMITTEE:    Health & Human Services 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Thursday, May 19, 2011 

PLACE:        E1.016 (Hearing Room) 
CHAIR:        Senator Jane Nelson 



Public testimony will be limited to 3 minutes. If submitting written testimony, please provide 20 copies with your name on each.


HB 13         Kolkhorst | et al.      SP: Nelson
Relating to the Medicaid program and alternate methods of providing health services to low-income persons in this state.

HB 167        Raymond                 SP: Zaffirini
Relating to the transportation of certain mental health patients.

HB 335        Shelton | et al.        SP: Birdwell
Relating to implementation and requirements of certain health care reform laws.

HB 680        Schwertner | et al.     SP: Huffman
Relating to complaints filed with the Texas Medical Board.

HB 710        Walle | et al.          SP: Deuell
Relating to verification of identity of applicants for benefits under and prevention of duplicate participation in the financial assistance and supplemental nutrition assistance programs.

HB 807        Parker                  SP: Nelson
Relating to the notice provided to a foster parent before a change in a child's foster care placement.

HB 1476       Riddle                  SP: Nichols
Relating to the grounds for revocation of an emergency medical services personnel certification.

HB 2136       Guillen                 SP: Zaffirini
Relating to regional contracted brokers and subcontractors of regional contracted brokers providing Medicaid nonemergency medical transportation services.

HB 2722       Perry                   SP: Duncan
Relating to the state Medicaid program as the payor of last resort.

HB 2819       King, Susan | et al.    SP: Nelson
Relating to the operation and efficiency of the eligibility determination process for supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits.

HB 2975       Hunter | et al.         SP: Harris
Relating to continuing education for physicians and nurses regarding the treatment of tick-borne diseases.

HB 3197       Coleman                 SP: Deuell
Relating to creating a pilot program to implement the culture change model of care at certain state supported living centers.

HB 3724       Guillen                 SP: Zaffirini
Relating to the Chronic Kidney Disease Task Force.



Bills added after last posting:

HB 710

HB 3197


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