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House Committee on Public Health - 69th R.S. (1985)

Committee Members
Brad Wright, Chair
Alex Short, Jr., Vice Chair
Frank Madla, Chair - Budget & Oversight
Anne Cooper
Jack Harris
Don Lee
Nancy McDonald
Jesse Oliver
Alan Schoolcraft
Charges
• To study the development and administration of master plans for mental health and mental retardation by the Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardations (MHMR).
• To study the advantages and disadvantages of the preferred provider organization (PPO) insurance plan, with particular emphasis on consideration of quality of services, access to services, cost of care rendered, the effect on existing physician-patient relationships, and a proposed legislative/regulatory structure for such medical care delivery and financing arrangements; in conjunction with Insurance and Human Services Committees.
• To study the statewide need for expanded respite care programs for the mentally retarded.

Note:
2nd C.S.: No change in committee appointments, 8/26/1986.

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