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Texas Health Care Policy Council files, 2004-2011

Texas Health Care Policy Council files, 2004-2011, 1.42 cubic ft. and 927 MB (272 files)

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Scope and Content

The Budget, Planning and Policy Office advises the governor regarding state policy and fiscal matters in support of his statutory role as Texas’ chief budget officer. The Texas Health Care Policy Council was created by House Bill 916, 79th Regular Legislative Session to research, analyze and provide recommendations on ways to improve the quality, safety, efficiency, and effectiveness of the Texas health care system. Records are the files of the Texas Health Care Policy Council, 2004-2011. The majority of the records pertain to the group’s meetings, containing meeting recordings, transcripts, supporting documentation and briefing materials. Also present are plans regarding the scope and impact of proposed projects, reports on topics such as stakeholder partnership opportunities and consumer impact, publications on health information technology and briefing documents on various aspects of healthcare, such as Medicaid and prescription drug policy. A small amount of health-related correspondence, both administrative and from the general public, is also included.

Formats of the original electronic files include word processing (.doc), spreadsheets (.xls), emails, PDFs, PowerPoints (.ppt and .pptx) and audio files (.wav and .mp3). Digital files presented for public use will generally be PDF for text documents and .jpeg for spreadsheets. Files in their original format are available on request; restrictions may apply.

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(Identify the item), Texas Health Care Policy Council files, Texas Governor Rick Perry Budget, Policy, and Planning Office records. Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.

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Inventory of the Texas Health Care Policy Council files

E2015/117 Correspondence:
Assorted, 2009-2010
2015/067-3409 Administrative, 2006-2009 [3 folders]
Meeting files:
Perry’s Medicaid reform work group, final report, February 2005
Medicaid reform information update, July 31, 2007
HHSC (Texas Health and Human Services Commission) request for public input for Texas Medicaid reform concept paper, November 1, 2007
Medicaid reform working group, policy proposals brief #3, May 12, 2004
2015/067-3410 Briefing on prescription drug policy, October 5, 2007
Meeting briefing materials:
January 7, 2011
February 25, 2010
October 14, 2009
December 3, 2009 [2 folders]
February 25, 2010 [2 folders]
December 30, 2008
August 21, 2008
July 18, 2008 [3 folders]
March 7, 2008
November 6, 2007
November 7, 2006
September 28, 2006
August 21, 2006
July 21, 2006
May 17, 2006
April 20, 2006
June 14, 2006
2015/067-3411 Recordings of open meetings, 2006 [contains compact discs and audiocassettes]
2015/067-3410 Presentation meeting materials, May 24, 2006
Commitment to Health Workforce, October 3, 2006
Medical boards business process reviews, 2008
Meeting minutes and agenda, 2006-2010
E2015/117 Meetings, supporting documentation, 2006-2011 (Restricted)
Meetings, recordings, 2009-2010
Plans and planning records, 2009-2010 (Restricted)
Reports and studies (non-fiscal), 2009-2010
State publications, 2009
TDSHA (Texas Department of State Health Services) briefing documents, 2009-2010
TSHA e-minute book, October 6, 2008
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