The Quality Committee was established in accordance with Texas Government Code §531.012. They provide a forum for the promotion of multi-stakeholder collaboration in pursuit of value-based payment initiatives and increased quality for Texas’ healthcare system, including Medicaid and other publicly funded health services. They study and make recommendations regarding issues that include:
The Quality Committee also pursues other goals that further its purpose to improve quality and efficiency in state health care services. By December 1st of each even-numbered year, the committee submits a written report to the executive commissioner and Texas Legislature that describes current trends and identifies best practices in health care for value-based payment and quality improvement, and provides recommendations consistent with the purposes of the Quality Committee.
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