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SENATE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
COMMITTEE:
Health & Human Services
TIME & DATE:
11:00 AM, Wednesday, March 31, 2010
PLACE:
E1.030 (House Appropriations)
CHAIR:
Senator Jane Nelson
The committee with meet jointly with the Senate State Affairs Committee to
take up the following interim charge:
 
Interim Charge #1:  Upon passage of federal legislation relating to reform
of the health care industry and health insurance industry, study the
implications of such legislation on Texas, the health care industry, and
public and private insurance. Study and monitor the implementation of the
insurance regulatory changes, changes to high risk pool, and any other
insurance mandates. Study the health care policy changes and the impact to
the Medicaid and CHIP programs and the state budget. Assess the impact to
all state uninsured and uncompensated care programs and county programs
for the uninsured, including county property tax programs to pay for the
uninsured. Make recommendations for the efficient implementation of
programs.
 
*The committee will receive invited testimony only.*