Medical Advisory Board Physician Meeting Agenda

December 9, 2021 - 1:00 pm

Texas Department of State Services, Robert D. Moreton Building, Room M618
1100 West 49th Street
78756
United States

Texas Department of State Services
Robert D. Moreton Building, Room M618
1100 West 49th Street, Austin, Texas 78756

Due to health precautions related to the COVID-19 pandemic,
this meeting will be conducted live and virtually through Microsoft Teams only.

To access the online meeting, go to the link below and register.
Registration must be completed no later than 5:00 P.M., December 7, 2021.

Registration link below for public comments. Once the form is completed, DSHS will provide the link for registered public attendees.
https://forms.office.com/r/Y7gKczmaWs

  1. Call to order
  2. Review and approval of minutes of July 23, 2021, Open Meeting
  3. DSHS general updates
  4. Discussion and possible actions on the Medical Advisory Board Guide for Determining Driver Limitation document:
    1. Guidelines for drug use/abuse
    2. Assessment of seizures
  5. Discussion, review, and recommendations of the Medical Advisory Board Medical History Form and the required component(s)
  6. Updates from Process Improvement Committee
  7. Public Comment
  8. Adjournment

Public Comment: The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) welcomes public comments pertaining to topics related to the Medical Advisory Board. Members of the public are encouraged to participate in this process by providing written public comment to DSHS by emailing dshsmab@dshs.texas.gov no later than 5:00 p.m., December 7, 2021. Please include your name and either the organization you are representing or that you are speaking as a private citizen. Written comments are limited to three minutes and will be read during the meeting for consideration by the Council.

If you would like to register to provide oral comments, please mark the correct box on the registration form. Instructions for providing oral comment will be emailed to you with the information about joining the meeting. Registration must be completed no later than 5:00 p.m., December 7, 2021. Members of the public may also use the Microsoft Teams to submit a request to provide public comment. The request must contain your name, the name of the organization you represent or that you are speaking as a private citizen, and your direct phone number.

Public comment is limited to three minutes. Speakers must state their name, affiliation, and on whose behalf they are speaking. Public members who are using handouts are asked to provide an electronic copy in accessible pdf format that will be distributed by DSHS staff to Council members, State staff and for public distribution. Handouts are limited to two pages (paper size: 8.5” by 11”, one side only) of documentation. Handouts must be emailed to DSHS immediately after registering and include the name of the person who will be commenting.

Note: These procedures may be revised at the discretion of DSHS.

Contact: Questions regarding agenda items, content, or meeting arrangements should be directed to the Medical Advisory Board Administrative Support Group at dshsmab@dshs.texas.gov or by phone at 512-834-6739.

People with disabilities who wish to attend the meeting and require auxiliary aids or services should contact the Medical Advisory Board Administrative Support Group at dshsmab@dshs.texas.gov or by phone at 512-834-6739.