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6 Document(s) [ Subject: Children's health ]

Committee: House Public Health
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: House Committee on Public Health, Texas House of Representatives interim report, 2004 : a report to the House of Representatives, 79th Texas Legislature
Subjects: Children's health | Diabetes | Fetal rights | Immunizations | Medicaid Vendor Drug Program | Organ and tissue donations | Pregnancy | Prenatal care |
Library Call Number: L1836.78 H349h
Session: 78th R.S. (2003)
Online version: View report [80 pages  File size: 309 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Examine the demographics and costs of diabetes in Texas. Assess the impact diabetes will have on Texas' population, budget and health care system in the future and recommend appropriate policy changes.
2. Investigate the practice of allowing corneal tissue to be taken and used for transplantation without prior consent. Recommend appropriate state policy changes.
3. Collect, review and report on the statistics and statewide impact of drug and alcohol abuse by pregnant women on the unborn.
4. Review the current operations of the Texas Immunization and Kidney Health Care programs. The review should determine if the operational and administrative changes made to the Medicaid Vendor Drug Program will continue to meet the needs of Texans who do not qualify for Medicaid, Children's Health Insurance Program or private insurance and recommend any necessary changes.
5. Monitor the agencies and programs under the committee's jurisdiction.
Committee: Senate Health and Human Services
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Report to the 78th Legislature / Senate Committee on Health and Human Services.
Subjects: Biological weapons | Child care | Children's health | Disability benefits | Immunizations | Mental Health and Mental Retardation, Texas Department of | Mental health services | Mentally disabled persons | Mentally ill persons | Organ and tissue donations | Patient restraints | Public health | Rehabilitation Commission, Texas | Terrorism | Welfare | Welfare reform | Welfare-to-work |
Library Call Number: L1836.77 h349
Session: 77th R.S. (2001)
Online version: View report [714 pages  File size: 8,454 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Review, evaluate, and make recommendations on the following mental health and mental retardation issues: a. Availability and adequacy of mental health services for children and adolescents and their families, including services funded through the mental health system, Medicaid, and the Children's Health Insurance Program, and other funding sources the Committee considers relevant. b. Community mental health services delivery structure, including evaluating the efficacy of continuation or expansion of the NorthStar managed care pilot and the role of local community MHMR centers as mental health authorities. c. Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation's allocation formulas for distributing mental health and mental retardation funds to local communities.
2. Review, evaluate and make recommendations to improve the effectiveness of the state's Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), Welfare-to-work, child care and related programs in moving families out of poverty to self-sufficiency, with special focus on expiration of the state's federal waiver in FY 2002. Monitor federal reauthorization activities on these programs.
3. Review, evaluate and make recommendations to improve Texas' Supplemental Security Income disability determination procedures. The Committee should compare Texas' denial rate with other states' rates, analyze any changes in Texas' rate, and examine the impact of Texas' system on Medicaid coverage for the uninsured.
4. Evaluate and make recommendations to improve the effectiveness of the state's public health response to bioterrorism.
5. Make recommendations for improving the state's organ donatation and allocation system.
6. Study and make recommendations for increasing Texas' rates of immunization against childhood communicable diseases.
7. Study and make recommendations for improving reporting and training regarding the use of restraints and seclusions in facilities.
Committee: Senate Children's Health Insurance, Interim
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Report to the Seventy-Sixth Texas Legislature.
Subjects: Children's health | Children's health insurance | Children's Health Insurance Program | Dental care | Medically uninsured |
Library Call Number: L1836.75 c438
Session: 75th R.S. (1997)
Online version: View report [202 pages  File size: 10,520 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study the relationship between the provisions of the federal Balanced Budget Act of 1997 relating to children's health insurance and the Texas health care infrastructure. Provide oversight for the efforts of the state health and human services agencies to develop a state children's health insurance program.
2. Identify potential sources of funding that may be used as state match for federal grant funds through the Children's Health Insurance Program.
Supporting documents
Committee: Senate Human Resources
Title: SR 692
Library Call Number: SR 692
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Online version: View document [3 pages  File size: 1,718 kb]
Committee: Senate Human Resources Subcommittee on Public Health and Welfare
Title: Interim Report - Health Screenings
Library Catalog Title: Report on health screening / by the Subcommittee on Public Health, Senate Human Resources Committee.
Subjects: Children's health | Medical screening |
Library Call Number: L1836.66 h350s
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Online version: View report [29 pages  File size: 906 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Study the means of coordinating all health screening programs for children where such screening programs are currently provided by several local and state agencies.
Committee: Senate Human Resources Subcommittee on Public Health and Welfare
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Health educators in the public schools : interim report of the Subcommittee on Public Health and Welfare, Texas Senate, 64th Legislature.
Subjects: Children's health | Public health | School-based health clinics |
Library Call Number: L1836.64 p96h
Session: 64th R.S. (1975)
Online version: View report [59 pages  File size: 2,057 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Study health education in the public school system of Texas.

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