July 23, 2020 - 8:00am



Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this meeting will be conducted virtually using Microsoft Teams only.  Join the meeting here. Attendees who would like to provide public comment should see the Public Comment section below.  There is not a physical location for this meeting.

We are currently experiencing technical difficulties with the Teams Live event.  To join the meeting and listen via telephone please dial +1 512-580-4366   United States, Austin (Toll) and enter Conference ID: 229 442 1#

  1. Welcome and Introductions
  2. Adoption of June 17, 2020, meeting minutes (vote required)
  3. Committee bylaws (vote required)
  4. Vice Chair election (vote required)
  5. Discuss STAR+PLUS Pilot Program timeline
  6. Intellectual and Developmental Disability System Redesign Advisory Committee Transition to Managed Care subcommittee pilot benefits recommendations
  7. Discuss liaisons for the Statewide Medicaid Managed Care Advisory Committee subcommittees
  8. Discuss topics for STAR+PLUS Pilot Program Workgroup subcommittees
  9. Public comment
  10. Agenda items for next meeting
  11. Adjourn and thank you

Public Comment: The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) welcomes public comments pertaining to topics related to agenda items 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8 noted above. Members of the public who would like to provide public comment are asked to complete a Public Comment Form here. Members of the public are encouraged to participate in this process by providing written public comment to HHSC by emailing to HHSC by emailing SPPPW@hhsc.state.tx.us no later than 5:00 p.m., July 21, 2020.  Please include your name and the organization you are representing, or 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 Council.

If you would like to register to provide oral comments, please mark the correct box on the Public Comment form.  Instructions for providing oral comment will be emailed to you.  Registration should be completed no later than 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, July 21, 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, the organization you are representing or if you are speaking as a private citizen, and your direct phone number.

Public comment is limited to three minutes.  Speakers must state their name, affiliation, and on whose behalf they speak. 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). Handouts must be emailed to HHSC immediately after registering and include the name of the person who will be commenting.

Note: These procedures may be revised at the discretion of HHSC.

Contact: Questions regarding agenda items, content, or meeting arrangements should be directed to Beren Dutra, Advisory Committee Liaison, Medicaid and CHIP Services, at 512-428-1932 or SPPPW@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 who wish to attend the meeting and require auxiliary aids or services should contact Dutra at 512-428-1932 or SPPPW@hhsc.state.tx.us at least 72 hours before the meeting so appropriate arrangements can be made.