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4 Document(s) [ Subject: Medicaid application process ]

Committee: Joint Health Services, Interim
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Interim report / Joint Legislative Interim Committee on Health Services.
Subjects: Children's Health Insurance Program | Health and Human Services Commission, Texas | Medicaid | Medicaid application process | Medicaid eligibility | Medical reimbursements | Prescription drug costs | Prescription drugs |
Library Call Number: L1836.77 h35
Session: 77th R.S. (2001)
Online version: View report [140 pages  File size: 6,984 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Monitor Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) cost issues, including: a)Medicaid cost containment activities, including implementation of Article II Special Provisions contained in Sec. 33 of SB 1, 77th Legislature, Regular Session; b)Implementation of SB 43, 77th Legislature, Regular Session, regarding Medicaid simplification; c)Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) reorganization of Medicaid and CHIP administration; d)CHIP and Medicaid acute health reimbursement rates, including implementation of legislation passed by the 77th Legislature, SB 1053, 77th Legislature, Regular Session, SB 1299, 77th Legislature, Regular Session, and SB 1, 77th Legislature, Regular Session, HHSC, Sec. 54 and Art. II Special Provisions, Secs. 29 and 30; e)Medicaid and CHIP caseload and cost projections; f)federal actions affecting Medicaid and CHIP costs; and g)any other items deemed pertinent by the Joint Committee.
2. Study the cost effectiveness of twelve month continuous eligibility for Medicaid and CHIP and make recommendations to the 78th Legislature.
3. Monitor the implementation legislation passed by the 77th Legislature regarding interagency bulk purchasing of pharmaceuticals, HB 915, 77th Legislature, Regular Session, and SB 1, 77th Legislature, Regular Session, Art. IX, Sec. 6.47.
Committee: Senate Border Affairs, Special
Title: Interim Report - Health
Library Catalog Title: Health interim report : Texas border health.
Subjects: Air pollution | Air quality | Birth defects | Border health | Border Health Institute | Children's Health Insurance Program | Dengue Fever | Dental hygienists | Dentists | Diabetes | Drinking water | Immunizations | Indigent health care | Medicaid | Medicaid application process | Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital Program, Texas | Medical reimbursements | Medical research | Mental health services | Mosquitoes | Sewer service | Surface water pollution | Texas Center for Infectious Diseases | Tire disposal | Tuberculosis | Wastewater management | Water quality management | Water supplies |
Library Call Number: L1836.76 b644h
Session: 76th R.S. (1999)
Online version: View report [108 pages  File size: 503 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Assess the Border Region's water and wastewater system infrastructure needs and the impact of the lack of adequate water and wastewater systems on health conditions along the Border. The Committee shall develop both short-term and long-term recommendations to address these infrastructure needs.
2. Assess the health conditions in the Border Region, including childhood diseases and chronic health problems endemic to the Border such as diabetes and tuberculosis. Included in this assessment shall be an evaluation of the utilization of immunization and prevention programs and of collaborative efforts on common health issues between Texas and the Mexican Border States. The Committee shall develop health care strategies to improve Border health conditions and recommendations for their implementation.
Committee: Senate Medicaid and Family Services, Select
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Report and recommendations / Select Committee on Medicaid and Family Services.
Subjects: Medicaid | Medicaid application process | Medicaid eligibility | Medically uninsured | Prenatal care |
Library Call Number: L1836.70 m469
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Online version: View report [51 pages  File size: 2,174 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Develop an immediate strategy to implement the opportunities created by new federal and state legislation. The Committee shall examine and evaluate the various options available to the state which will enhance the potential for expanded health and human services for needy Texans. At the same time, the Committee shall explore ways to attract the maximum amount of federal dollars to fund the cost of those programs. The Committee is charged with the responsibility of making recommendations to the Lieutenant Governor, the Legislature and the Board of the Department of Human Services in the following ares: 1. To determine what specific action should be taken or programs initiated during the current biennium which will allow the Department of Human Services to take advantage of current federal laws allowing expanded Medicaid benefits to eligible recipients through the use of matched federal funds. 2. To determine what action should be taken by the State of Texas during the current biennium with Congress or the Administration which might provide additional opportunities for the State of Texas to expand health and human services programs through the use of matched federal funds, and 3. To determine what specific legislative initiatives should be considered by the 71st Legislature consistent with the strategy of maximizing the use of federal funds to enhance the delivery of essential health and human services to needy Texans.
Committee: Senate Medicaid and Family Services, Select Subcommittee on Local Funds
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: Local Funds Subcommittee report to the Select Committee on Medicaid and Family Services.
Subjects: Medicaid | Medicaid application process | Medicaid eligibility | Medically uninsured | Prenatal care |
Library Call Number: L1836.70 m469l
Session: 70th R.S. (1987)
Online version: View report [69 pages  File size: 2,709 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Develop an immediate strategy to implement the opportunities created by new federal and state legislation. The Committee shall examine and evaluate the various options available to the state which will enhance the potential for expanded health and human services for needy Texans. At the same time, the Committee shall explore ways to attract the maximum amount of federal dollars to fund the cost of those programs. The Committee is charged with the responsibility of making recommendations to the Lieutenant Governor, the Legislature and the Board of the Department of Human Services in the following ares: 1. To determine what specific action should be taken or programs initiated during the current biennium which will allow the Department of Human Services to take advantage of current federal laws allowing expanded Medicaid benefits to eligible recipients through the use of matched federal funds. 2. To determine what action should be taken by the State of Texas during the current biennium with Congress or the Administration which might provide additional opportunities for the State of Texas to expand health and human services programs through the use of matched federal funds, and 3. To determine what specific legislative initiatives should be considered by the 71st Legislature consistent with the strategy of maximizing the use of federal funds to enhance the delivery of essential health and human services to needy Texans.

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