June 10, 2020 - 9:30am



Meeting Site:

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting will be conducted online using Microsoft Teams only. To access the meeting, click here.  This meeting does not have a physical location.

Registration is required in advance (at no cost) to attend this meeting.  Click here to register.

  1. Call to order   
  2. Roll Call
  3. Approval of March 4, 2020, meeting minutes
  4. COVID-19 update
  5. Durable Medical Equipment Administrative Simplification Pilot in STAR Kids
  6. Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) Updates
  7. STAR Kids Quality Measures
  8. Dental Procurement Plan
  9. Quarterly Therapy Access Monitoring Report
  10. Public comment
  11. Review of action items and agenda items for future meeting
  12. Adjourn and thank you

Public Comment: HHSC welcomes public comments pertaining to topics related to STAR Kids Managed Care. Members of the public are encouraged to participate in this process by providing written public comment to HHSC by emailing Caroline Sunshine at Caroline.Sunshine@hhsc.state.tx.us no later than 5:00 p.m. Monday, June 8, 2020. Please complete the public comment/registration form by clicking on the link below.  Please include your name and the organization you are representing, or state if 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 Committee.

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. Monday, June 8, 2020.  Members of the public may also use the Microsoft Teams Live Event Q&A section to submit a request to provide public comment.  The request must contain your name and the organization you are representing or if you are speaking as a private citizen, as well as your direct phone number.

Public comment is limited to three minutes.  Speakers must state their name, affiliation (if any), and whom they are speaking on behalf of (if not speaking on their own behalf). Public members who are using handouts are asked to provide an electronic copy in accessible pdf format that will be distributed by HHS staff to Council members, State staff, and the public. Handouts are limited to two pages (paper size: 8.5” by 11”, one side only) of documentation. Handouts must be emailed to HHSC immediately after registering and include the name of the person who will be commenting.

Contact: Questions regarding agenda items, content, or meeting arrangements should be directed to Caroline Sunshine, Advisory Committee Coordinator, Medicaid and CHIP Services Department at 512-428-1948 or caroline.sunshine@hhsc.state.tx.us.

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 Sunshine at 512-428-1948 or caroline.sunshine@hhsc.state.tx.us at least 72 hours before the meeting so appropriate arrangements can be made.