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Policy Committee Updates

View the Upcoming Events List & Document Sharing Center for the Policy Commmittee of Harris County Healthcare Alliance and One Voice Texas.

The following information supports our commitment to increase legislation and policy, community health and awareness, safety-net capacity building, and facilitating access to care. Please check back often for updates!

February 21, Friday
Policy Committee of Harris County Healthcare Alliance/One Voice Texas Monthly Meeting

United Way, 50 Waugh Drive, Houston, TX 77007
9 am - 10:30 am

January 17, Friday
Policy Committee of Harris County Healthcare Alliance/One Voice Texas Monthly Meeting

United Way, 50 Waugh Drive, Houston, TX 77007
9 am - 10:30 am

December 20, Friday
Policy Committee of Harris County Healthcare Alliance/One Voice Texas Monthly Meeting

United Way, 50 Waugh Drive, Houston, TX 77007
9 am - 10:30 am

December 6, Friday
Outcome Evaluations: Education & Technical Support Meeting from the Greater Houston Behavioral Health Affordable Care Act Initiative
United Way of Greater Houston, 50 Waugh Drive, Houston, TX 77007
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Details.

December 3, Wednesday
Full Version of the Navigator Regulations from Texas Department of Insurance
SUBCHAPTER W. Regulation of Navigators for Health Benefit Exchanges 28 TAC §19.40 01 – 19.4018

November 21, Thursday
Integrated Health Care Partnerships: Education & Technical Support Meeting from the Greater Houston Behavioral Health Affordable Care Act Initiative

United Way of Greater Houston, 50 Waugh Drive, Houston, TX 77007
Morning Session (Exact time TBA)
Details.

November 15, Friday
Policy Committee of Harris County Healthcare Alliance/One Voice Texas Monthly Meeting

United Way, 50 Waugh Drive, Houston, TX 77007
9 am - 10:30 am
Special Presentation: Lori Hull-Grommesh, DNP ACNP-BC CCRN NEA-BC, is the Director of the Texas Gulf Coast Graduate Nurse Education Demonstration for Memorial Hermann Health System. She will share the exciting details of this GNE Demonstration Program, one of the earliest in the state responding to the ACA, and discuss how the project is increasing the supply of Advanced Practice Nurses for the ACA's anticipated rise in need for primary care and wellness services.
     The committee also will begin work on its issues document for the 84th Texas Legislative Session, which begins in January 2015.

November 14, Thursday
Certified Electronic Health Records: Education & Technical Support Meeting from the Greater Houston Behavioral Health Affordable Care Act Initiative

United Way of Greater Houston, 50 Waugh Drive, Houston, TX 77007
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Details.

November 11, Monday
Greater Houston Partnership's annual State of the Senate (Luncheon)
Westin Galleria, 5060 W. Alabama, Houston, TX 77056
Noon to 1:30 pm (Networking and Registration 11:30 am)
Details.

November 7, Thursday
11th Annual Health Law Conference: A Check-Up on the State of the Healthcare Industry
Westin Galleria Houston, 5060 West Alabama, Houston, TX 77056   
Noon - 5 pm; includes Lunch & Program (Registration 11:30 am)

Medicare/Medicaid: Education & Technical Support Meeting from the Greater Houston Behavioral Health Affordable Care Act Initiative
United Way of Greater Houston, 50 Waugh Drive, Houston, TX 77007
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Details.

October 30, Wednesday
Enroll America: GetCovered Calculator
Webinar: Best practices for getting the word out
1 p.m. Central
(online)

Town Hall Meeting with State Representative Sylvester Turner on the Texas Health Insurance Exchange and the Affordable Care Act (plus an opportunity to get help with enrollment)
Living Word Fellowship Church, 7350 West T. C. Jester Boulevard, Houston, Texas
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

October 28, Monday
The Campaign for America's Health Centers: Take Action Now
Sign the Health Center Funding Cliff Petition at the NACHC Grassroots Action Center

October 25, Friday
National Health Care Reform: Ready or Not, Here It Comes!
Rice University's Baker Institute

Presentation: Employer Provision of Health Insurance Under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

October 23, Wednesday

Update from Kathleen Sebelius, Health & Human Services Director: More on how We're Improving Healthcare

October 18, Friday
Policy Committee of Harris County Healthcare Alliance/One Voice Texas Monthly Meeting

United Way, 50 Waugh Drive, Houston, TX 77007
9 am - 11 am

October 16, 2013
Article: Texas insurance commissioner to cooperate with 'navigators' on Obamacare

October 15, Tuesday
Community Forum-Texas 1115 Medicaid Transformation Waiver Update
DePelchin Children's Center, 4950 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX 77007
10 am - noon
Details.
Presentation: Texas 1115 Medicaid Transformation Waiver

October 12, Saturday (Ongoing)
Health Insurance Marketplace Bulletin
Newsletter created and distributed by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Details.

October 4, Friday
Greater Houston's Health: Urban Healthcare for the 21st Century
University of Houston Hilton Hotel & Conference Center
Sponsored by the University of Houston and its Faculty Senate
8:45 am - 5:30 pm (Registration 8:30 am)

September 30, Monday

83rd Texas Post-Legislative Conference by HCHA/OV
United Way of Greater Houston, 50 Waugh Drive, Houston, TX 77007
9 am - 4 pm (Check-in 8:30 am)
Details.
Presentation: Healthcare Reform, Jim Smith

TDI Navigators Rule-Making Informal Meeting
William P . Hobby Building, 333 Guadalupe, Austin, TX
10 am - 1 pm
Details.