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Health and Human Services Commission


STAR Kids Managed Care Advisory Committee

June 15, 2016
9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Meeting Site:
Health and Human Services Commission
Brown-Heatly Building
Public Hearing Room
4900 North Lamar Blvd.
Austin, Texas 78751

Texas Penal Code Section 46.035(c)  states: "A license holder commits an offense if the license holder intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly carries a handgun under the authority of Subchapter H, Chapter 411, Texas Government Code, regardless of whether the handgun is concealed or carried in a shoulder or belt holster, in the room or rooms where a meeting of a governmental entity is held and if the meeting is an open meeting subject to Chapter 551, Government Code, and the entity provided notice as required by that chapter."

Please Note that this governmental meeting is, in the opinion of counsel representing the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC), an open meeting subject to Chapter 551, Texas Government Code, and the HHSC is providing notice of this meeting as required by Chapter 551. In addition, please note that the written communication required by Texas Penal Code Sections 30.06 and 30.07, prohibiting both concealed and open carry of handguns by Texas Government Code Chapter 411 licensees, will be posted at the entrances to this governmental meeting.

  1. Welcome and opening remarks
    1. Member introductions
    2. Adopt meeting minutes from March 2, 2016.
  2. STAR Kids implementation updates--Brian Dees.
  3. STAR Kids outreach and communication updates--Brian Dees, Marisa Luera, and Kellie Dees.
  4. Discussion of STAR Kids rate-setting--Rachel Butler and Rich Stebbins.
  5. Discussion of issues related to provider networks--Marisa Luera.
  6. STAR Kids quality measures update--Denbigh Shelton.
  7. Committee member discussion
  8. Public comment
  9. Adjourn

Contact:  Questions regarding agenda items, content, or meeting arrangements should be directed to Brian Dees, Senior Policy Advisor, HHSC, Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Division, 512-462-6266,

People who wish to submit written testimony for Public Comment may do so by hard copy or electronically.  The address for hard copy submission by mail, courier, or hand delivery is Brian Dees, Medicaid and CHIP Division, Policy Development, 4900 North Lamar Blvd., MC-H310, Austin, TX 78751.  The address for electronic submission is

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 Dees at 512-462-6266 at least 72 hours before the meeting so appropriate arrangements can be made.