HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Public Health

TIME & DATE: 9:00 AM, Tuesday, April 05, 2016

PLACE: E2.028
CHAIR: Rep. Myra Crownover

 

The committee will meet to consider interim charge number two:

 

                Study the impact of chronic disease in Texas and identify the major regional chronic health challenges.  Review the types of health data collected by the state related to chronic disease and how the data is utilized to improve health care.  Study state programs targeting chronic disease, including the Texas Health Improvement Network, and identify the direct and indirect costs associated with obesity, tobacco, and other related chronic health conditions including impacts to Medicaid, ERS, TRS, University of Texas System, Texas A&M University System.  Identify public health interventions for chronic disease and preventative healthcare services that improve health outcomes and reduce cost.

 

 

Invited testimony will be followed by public testimony.

 

 

 

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