June 17, 2021 - 1:00pm
Microsoft Office Teams Live Event
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting will be conducted virtually using Microsoft Teams only. Join the meeting here.
There is not a physical location for this meeting.
Closed captioning for this meeting is available. Viewers are asked to highlight the closed captioning symbol "cc" on the bottom of their viewing screen to enable this function.
Attendees who would like to provide public comment should read the Public Comment section below.
- Welcome and introductions
- Consideration of March 25, 2021, draft meeting minutes (vote required)
- Resolution to recognize Gene Whitten-Lege’s contribution to Consumer Directed Support (CDS)
- Electronic visit verification
- Overview of American Rescue Plan
- TCCD Subcommittees updates
- Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement
- Training and Outreach
- Processes and Expansion
- CDS utilization data
- State agency representative reports
- Texas Workforce Commission
- Behavioral health
- Department of Family and Protective Services
- CDS policy and operations
- Public comment
- Review of action items and agenda items for next meeting
- Adjourn and thank you
Public Comment: The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) welcomes public comments pertaining to topics related to any agenda items noted above. Members of the public who would like to provide public comment are asked to complete a Public Comment form here.
Members of the public who would like to provide written public comment may email TCCD@hhsc.state.tx.us no later than 5:00 p.m., June 15, 2021. Please include your name and the organization you are representing or that you are speaking as a private citizen. Staff will not read written comments aloud during the meeting, but comments will be forwarded to State staff and Council members for their consideration. Comments should not include confidential information or protected health information.
If you would like to register to provide oral comments, please mark the correct box on the Public Comment form. Instructions for providing oral comment will be emailed to you. Registration should be completed no later than 5:00 p.m., June 15, 2021. Members of the public may also use the Microsoft Teams Live Event Q&A section during the meeting to submit a request to provide public comment. The request must contain your name and either the organization you are representing or that you are speaking as a private citizen, and your direct phone number. Do not include confidential information or protected health information in comments.
Public comment is limited to three minutes. Each speaker must state their name and either the organization they are representing or that they are speaking as a private citizen. Public members who are using handouts are asked to provide an electronic copy in accessible PDF format. Handouts are limited to two pages (paper size: 8.5” by 11”, one side only). Handouts must be emailed to HHSC immediately after registering and include the name of the person who will be commenting. Do not include confidential information or protected health information in handouts. Staff will not read handouts aloud during the meeting, but handouts will be provided to Council members and State staff. It is not permissible for public speakers to interject or ask questions to Council members during the rest of the meeting.
Contact: Questions regarding agenda items, content, or meeting arrangements should be directed to Beren Dutra, Advisory Committee Liaison, Medicaid and CHIP Services, at 512-428-1932 or TCCD@hhsc.state.tx.us.
This meeting is open to the public. No reservations are required, and there is no cost to attend this meeting.
Persons who want to attend the meeting and require assistive technology or services should contact Dutra at 512-428-1932 or TCCD@hhsc.state.tx.us at least 72 hours before the meeting so appropriate arrangements can be made.