June 15, 2021 - 10:00am

Health and Human Services Commission
Brown-Heatly Building Public Hearing Room
Austin, TX 78751

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Entry is through security at the main entrance of the building facing Lamar Blvd. 

Virtual Site:
Listening Only Option:
Providing Oral Comments:

Hearing. The Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) will conduct a public hearing to receive public comment on the proposed 1115 Texas Healthcare Transformation Quality Improvement Program (THTQIP) Waiver Extension Application

  1. Welcome and introductions
  2. Overview of application
  3. Public comment
  4. Adjournment

In Person and Virtual Testimony.  Public testimony will be taken in person at the hearing as well as virtually.  Members of the public who would like to provide public testimony are required to register.

Members of the public who would like to testify in-person may pre-register.  Please mark the correct box on the registration form no later than 10:00 a.m. CDT on Monday, June 14, 2021.

Members of the public who would like to testify virtually must register to provide oral comments via GoToWebinar.  The moderator will provide access to attendees wishing to provide oral comments virtually during the meeting.  Testimony will first be taken from all persons present at the hearing and will be followed by testimony submitted via GoToWebinar.  During the hearing, people who did not pre-register, but would like to provide public comment virtually may request this through the GoToWebinar.

Written Comments.  Written comments regarding the proposed application may be submitted instead of, or in addition to, oral testimony until 5:00 p.m. on Monday, June 28, 2021.  Written comments may be submitted by U.S. mail, email, telephone, or fax at:

U.S. Mail:
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Attention: Basundhara Raychaudhuri, Waiver Coordinator
Policy Development Support
PO Box 13247
Mail Code H-600
Austin, Texas 78711-3247 


(512) 487-3318

Attention: Basundhara Raychaudhuri, Waiver Coordinator
(512) 206-3975

Contact:  To obtain a free copy of the proposed waiver extension application, ask questions, or obtain additional information, please email the HHSC Waiver Coordination Office or call at (512) 487-3318.

This hearing is open to the public. No reservations are required, and there is no cost to attend. There is no mask requirement for this meeting.

People with disabilities who wish to attend the hearing and require auxiliary aids or services should contact Caroline Sunshine at least 72 hours before the hearing so appropriate arrangements can be made.