March 11, 2020 - 10:00am

Department of State Health Services, Robert D. Moreton Building, Public Hearing Room, M-100
1100 West 49th St.
Austin Texas, 78756


Webcasting Available

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  1. Welcome and opening remarks
  2. Review and approve January 14, 2020, meeting minutes
  3. State agency updates
    1. Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program
    2. Office of the Ombudsman
    3. Texas Department of Insurance
  4. Parity updates from national experts
  5. History and current process for Parity complaints
  6. Mental Health Condition and Substance Use Disorder Parity Workgroup Legislative Report and Statewide Strategic Plan Updates
  7. Subcommittee rosters, reports, and subcommittee work sessions
    1. Compliance, enforcement, and oversight
    2. Complaints, concerns, and investigations
    3. Education and awareness
  8. Public comment
  9. Planning for next meeting
  10. Action items
  11. Closing remarks

Public comment may be taken on any agenda item.

Contact: Questions regarding agenda items, content, or meeting arrangements should be directed to Soila Villarreal, Committee and Council Liaison, Stakeholder Engagement and Strategic Planning, Office of Mental Health Coordination, 512-380-4308, or

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 Villarreal at 512-380-4308 or email at least 72 hours before the meeting so appropriate arrangements can be made.