The House Committee on Human Services

85th Legislature

August 9, 2017

8:30 a.m.

E2.030

 

Pursuant to a notice posted on August 7, 2017, the House Committee on Human Services met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Raymond, at 8:35 a.m.

 

The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Raymond; Frank; Klick; Miller; Minjarez; and Wu.

 

A quorum was present.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The committee heard testimony from Health Human Services Commission Executive Commissioner Charles Smith and other witnesses on the following issues:

         Proposed Medicaid payment rates

         Preferred provider agreements in managed care

         Agency efforts to increase Managed Care Organization oversight

         1115 Waiver update

         Raider 219, SB 1 (85R)

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded. (See attached witness list.)

 

(Representative Rose now present.)

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded. (See attached witness list.)

 

(Representative Swanson now present.)

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded. (See attached witness list.)

 

At 9:56 a.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was recessed until upon final adjourn./recess.

 

The committee reconvened at 2:40 a.m. and was called to order by the chair, Representative Raymond.

 

The quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Raymond; Frank; Miller; Minjarez; and Wu.

 

A quorum was present.

 

The committee continued to hear testimony from the HHSC Executive Commissioner Charles Smith and other witnesses on previously discussed agenda items.

 

(Representative Klick now present.)

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded. (See attached witness list.)

 

(Representative Rose now present.)

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded. (See attached witness list.)

 

(Representative Frank in chair.)

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded. (See attached witness list.)

 

(Representative Raymond in chair.)

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded. (See attached witness list.)

 

 

 

HB 293

 

The chair laid out HB 293.

 

The chair offered an amendment to the measure.

 

The amendment was adopted without objection.

 

The chair recognized Representative Johnson, Jarvis to explain HB 293.

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded. (See attached witness list.)

 

The chair recognized Representative Johnson, Jarvis to close on HB 293.

 

HB 293 was left pending without objection.

 

At 6:34 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.

 

 

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Rep. Raymond, Chair

 

 

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Donte Houston, Clerk