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WITNESS LIST
Human Services Committee
May  1, 2008 - 9:00 AM
1. Respite 2. Geriatrics & Gerentol
 
    For:
Kyker, Chris (Texas Silver Haired Legislature)
 
 
 
 
2nd Interim Charge
 
    For:
Havis, James (Health Air/ Keep Austin Mobile)
 
 
 
 
Interim Charge #5
 
    For:
Brooks, Shannon (National MS society)
 
 
Coker, Linda E.  (Self)
 
 
 
 
Long Term Care Partnership
 
    For:
Van Ryswyk, Doni  (Self and Texas Association of Area Agencies on Aging)
 
 
 
 
Agency Testimony/ Interim Hearing
 
     On:
Fogarty, Mike (Oklahoma Health Care Authority)
 
 
 
 
Charge #2
 
     On:
Bradberry, Anita (Texas assoc. for Home Care, INC.)
 
 
Gabbert, John  (Self)
 
 
Graves, Tim (Texas Health Care Association)
 
 
Tieken, Mary Helen  (Self)
 
 
 
 
Charge #2 Reimbursement Rates from
 
     On:
Sandoval, Vanessa  (Self and Texas Visiting Nurse Service, Ltd; Texas Assoc. for Home Care)
 
 
 
 
Charge 2
 
     On:
Linial, George (Texas Association of Homes & Services for the Aging)
 
 
Thomason, David (Texas Senior Advocacy Coalition)
 
 
 
 
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
     On:
Carter, Jeanette  (Self)
 
 
Sonnier, Tonia M.  (Self)
 
 
 
 
Charges 2 & 5
 
     On:
Strong, Kathy (Nacogdoches Treatment Center)
 
 
 
 
Interim Charge #2
 
     On:
Borel, Dennis (Coalition of Texans with Disabilities)
 
 
Bradley, Betty L. (Meals on Wheels Plus, Inc.- Abilene Meals on Wheels Association of Texas)
 
 
Goldstein, Michael H. (Meals on Wheels and More; Meals on Wheels Assn. of Texas)
 
 
 
 
Long-Term Care Issues
 
     On:
Smith-Daley, Ana (Texas Department of Insurance)
 
 
 
 
Longterm Care 2 & 5
 
     On:
Oglesby, Mary Anne (Nacogdoches Treatment Center)
 
 
 
 
Longterm Care/ Respite Charge 2 & 5
 
     On:
Crain, Stephen (Nacogdoches Treatment Center)
 
 
 
 
LTC
 
     On:
Wright, Dustin (Rest Assured, LLC)
 
 
 
 
LTC Partnership
 
     On:
Deckinga, Audrey (Health and Human Services Commission)
 
 
 
 
Medicaid Funding
 
     On:
Riley, Terri (Nurses Unlimited, Inc.)
 
 
 
 
Rate Hikes being approved
 
     On:
Newton, Margaret  (Self)
 
 
 
 
Respite
 
     On:
Meadours, James (Advocacy Inc.)
 
 
Miller, Jeff (Advocacy, Incorporated)
 
 
 
 
Senior Transportation
 
     On:
Johnson, Edna  (Self)
 
 
 
 
Transportation
 
     On:
Nelson, Lyle (Brazos Transit District)
 
 
Olier, Vastene (Colorado Valley Transit)
 
 
 
 
Interim Charges
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
    For:
Johnson, Paula (Texas Silver Haired Legislature)
 
 
 
 
Interin Charge on Respite Services
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
    For:
Elrod, Susanne (Texas Council of Community MHMR Centers)
 
 
 
 
Charges #2 & #5
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
     On:
Murphree, Susan (Advocacy Inc.)
 
 
 
 
Long Term Care Rates
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
     On:
Garcia-Torres, Chris T.  (Self and Jordan Health Services)

 
     On:
Lear, Aleida  (Self and Jordan Health Services)