The Weekly Insight: May 22

22nd May 2018

Texas Insight’s Recent Reports

  • HHSC: Hospital Payment Advisory Committee: During this meeting, the Hospital Payment Advisory Committee heard updates on the HPAC Schedule 3 Adjustment Proposal, the Texas Children’s Hospital lawsuit and the Children’s Hospital Association of Texas lawsuit.
  • HHSC: Proposed Medicaid Payment Rates for Ambulance and Dental Services: The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) conducted a public hearing to receive public comment on proposed Medicaid payment rates for Ambulance and Dental Services. The proposed rate actions are consistent with the legislative directive in Rider 33, Article II of the General Appropriations Act for the 2018-2019 Biennium, that HHSC develop and implement cost containment initiatives, including fee-for-service payment changes that incentivize the most appropriate and effective use of services.

Looking Ahead

[Yesterday] May 21, 2018: Texas State Child Fatality Review Team Committee

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