2015-2016 Interim Activity

Advocating for children doesn't stop with the end of the legislative session. TPS remains active during the interim by implementing legislation, commenting on proposed rules and providing interim testimony.

 

July 20, 2015 TPS and TMA Comments on Pediatric Therapy Rate Reductions
July 27, 2015 TPS and TMA Comments on CMS Medicaid Managed Care Proposed Rules
September 7, 2015 TPS and TMA Comments on Pediatric Therapy Medical Policy Changes
September 24, 2015 TMA and TPS Comments on HHS Advisory Committee Restructuring
September 30, 2015 Comments on 2017 Texas Essential Health Benefits Benchmark Plan
November 5, 2015 TMA and TPS Comments on Child Care Licensing Minimum Standards
December 13, 2015 TPS Comments Opposing New Childcare Licensing Category for Detention Facilities
January 26, 2016 TMA and TPS Comments on Behavioral Health Financing Interim Charge
March 3, 2016 Dr. Anu Partap Testimony for House Committee on Mental Health
March 8, 2016 TMA and TPS Testimony at House Human Services Committee on Medicaid Physician Participation
April 4, 2016 TPS and ECI Advocacy Coalition Comments on DARS' Legislative Appropriation Request (LAR)
April 5, 2016 Partnership for a Healthy Texas and Texas Public Health Coalition Testimony at House Public Health Hearing on Chronic Disease and Obesity
April 7, 2016 TMA/TPS Letter to House Appropriations Committee on Medicaid Growth, Quality and Cost Reductions
May 18, 2016 House of Medicine Legislative Appropriations Request Comments on TX Health and Human Services Commission
August 22, 2016 TPS Letter to US Senators Cornyn and Cruz in Support of the Family First Prevention Services Act of 2016
September 13, 2016 TPS/TMA Comments on Legislation and Riders for Senate HHS Hearing
October 7, 2016 TMA/TPS Comments on Child Care Licensing Standards re: Immunizations
October 10, 2016 TPS/TMA Comments on Child Care Licensing Standards re: Nutrition and Physical Activity