House Committee on Appropriations: Article II Subcommittee – Part I
The Appropriations Subcommittee on Article II met to hear invited and public testimony on Interim Charges 11, 12, and 18(g). This report covers charges 11 [Monitor Congressional action on federal healthcare reform and CHIP reauthorization. Identify potential impacts of any proposed federal changes. Identify short- and long-term benefits and challenges related to converting Texas Medicaid funding to a block grant or per capita cap methodology…] and 18(g) [Monitor the agencies and programs under the Committee’s jurisdiction and oversee the implementation of relevant legislation passed by the 85th Legislature. In conducting this oversight, the Committee will also specifically monitor: (g) Medicaid cost-containment efforts].