December 7, 2021 - 1:00 pm
Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) John H. Winters Building Public Hearing Room 125, First Floor 701 West 51st St
This meeting will be webcast. Members of the public may attend the meeting in person at the address above or access a live stream of the meeting at https://texashhsmeetings.org/HHSWebcast. Select the tab for the Winters Public Hearing Room Live on the date and time for this meeting. Please e-mail Webcasting@hhsc.state.tx.us if you have any problems with the webcasting function.
This meeting will also be conducted via videoconference call in accordance with the requirements of Section 551.127, Government Code. The member of the Council presiding over the meeting will be physically present at the location specified above.
Attendees who would like to provide public comment should see the Public Comment section below.
- Welcome and opening remarks
- Consideration of September 30, 2021, draft meeting minutes (vote required)
- Recommendations from LTCFC Report updates
- Report from subcommittees
- Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities
- Quality Incentive Payment Program (QIPP) status update
- Update on Senate Bill 8, 87th Legislature, Third Called Session, 2021
- Public Comment
- Adjourn and thank you
Public Comment: The HHSC welcomes public comments pertaining to topics above. Members of the public who would like to provide public comment may choose from the following options:
Oral comments provided virtually: Members of the public must pre-register to provide oral comments virtually during the meeting by completing a Public Comment Registration form at https://texashhsmeetings.org/LTCFC_PCReg_Dec2021 no later than 5:00 p.m. Friday, December 3, 2021. Please mark the correct box on the Public Comment Registration form and provide your name, either the organization you are representing or that you are speaking as a private citizen, and your direct phone number. If you have completed the Public Comment Registration form, you will receive an email the day before the meeting with instructions for providing virtual public comment. Public comment is limited to three minutes. Each speaker providing oral public comments virtually must ensure their face is visible and their voice audible to the other participants while they are speaking. Each speaker must state their name and on whose behalf, they are speaking (if anyone). If you pre-register to speak and wish to provide a handout before the meeting, please submit an electronic copy in accessible PDF format that will be distributed by HHS staff to LTCFC members and State staff. Handouts are limited to two pages (paper size: 8.5" by 11", one side only). Handouts must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org immediately after pre-registering, but no later than 5:00 p.m. Friday, December 3, 2021, and include the name of the person who will be commenting. Do not include health or other confidential information in your comments or handouts. Staff will not read handouts aloud during the meeting, but handouts will be provided to LTCFC members and State staff.
Written comments: Members of the public may provide written public comments by completing a Public Comment Registration form at https://texashhsmeetings.org/LTCFC_PCReg_Dec2021. A member of the public who wishes to provide written public comments must email the comments to email@example.com no later than 5:00 p.m. Friday, December 3, 2021. Please include your name and the organization you are representing or that you are speaking as a private citizen. Written comments must be emailed to HHSC immediately after pre-registering and include the name of the person who will be commenting. Written comments are limited to two pages (paper size: 8.5" by 11", one side only). Do not include health or other confidential information in your comments. Staff will not read written comments aloud during the meeting, but comments will be provided to LTCFC members and State staff.
Oral comments provided in-person at the meeting location: Members of the public may provide oral public comment during the meeting in person at the meeting location either by pre-registering using the form above or without pre-registering by completing a form at the entrance to the meeting room. Do not include health or other confidential information in your comments.
Note: These procedures may be revised at the discretion of HHSC.
Contact: Questions regarding agenda items, content, or meeting arrangements should be directed to Laura Gutierrez, Long-term Care Facilities Council Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This meeting is open to the public. No reservations are required, and there is no cost to attend this meeting.
People with disabilities who wish to attend the meeting and require auxiliary aids or services should contact Gutierrez at email@example.com at least 72 hours before the meeting so arrangements can be made.