July 29, 2021 - 1:00pm

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Meeting Site:
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 see the Public Comment section below.

  1. Welcome and introductions
  2. Consideration of April 29, 2021, meeting minutes
  3. Election of vice-chair
  4. Review of bylaws
  5. IDD-SRAC recommendations for the annual legislative report on the implementation of acute care and long-term service and supports for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities
  6. Legislative appropriations requests for the 87th Texas Legislative Session
  7. Implementation update on Senate Bill 1207, 86th Leg., R.S. (2019)
  8. Electronic visit verification
  9. Client Assignment and Registration System (CARE) Migration to Texas Medicaid and Healthcare Partnership
  10. Public comment
  11. Review of action items and agenda items for next meeting
  12. Adjourn

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 to HHSC may email IDD_SRAC@hhsc.state.tx.us  no later than 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 27, 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 Committee 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., Tuesday, July 27, 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, 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 Committee members and State staff. It is not permissible for public speakers to interject or ask questions to Committee 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, IDD_SRAC@hhsc.state.tx.us.

Persons who want to attend the meeting and require assistive technology or services should contact Dutra at 512-428-1932 or IDD_SRAC@hhsc.state.tx.us at least 72 hours before the meeting so appropriate arrangements can be made.