The following information was obtained from the December 7 edition of the Texas Register:
The Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) will hold a public meeting on Autism Spectrum Disorders in Texas on December 12, 2007, at the Texas State Capitol Building, Room E1.012 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. The goal of the meeting is for the Texas Council on Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders to hear from major stakeholder groups.
For more information about the meeting, see the relevant section of the Texas Register.
The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) announced its intent to submit a waiver proposal for the reimbursement methodology for a primary care case management program under the authority of Â§1915(b) of the Social Security Act.
Additionally, HHSC announced its intent to submit Transmittal Number 08-001, Amendment Number 805, to the Texas State Plan for Medical Assistance, under Title XIX of the Social Security Act.
Finally, HHSC has released a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a consultant contract for â€œa study of Texas boarding housesâ€ to develop a comprehensive report about the most effective ways to resolve boarding house issues. For more information about these three items, see the relevant sections of the Texas Register.