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COMMITTEE:    Health & Human Services 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Wednesday, August 01, 2012 

PLACE:        E1.036 (Finance Room) 
CHAIR:        Senator Jane Nelson 



The Senate Committee on Health and Human Services will meet jointly with State Affairs to take up the following charge:


Charge #1 - Monitor the potential impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) on insurance regulations, Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), health care outcomes, health care workforce, overall health of all Texans, and the state budget in Texas. Additionally, monitor the current constitutional challenges to PPACA, and other court cases associated with PPACA, and ensure that the state does not expend any resources until judicial direction is clear.



Public testimony will be limited to 3 minutes.

If submitting written testimony, please provide 20 copies with your name on each.