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Members Sought for the Value-Based Payment and Quality Improvement Advisory Committee

Last updated on 4/16/2021

If you’re interested in promoting public-private, multi-stakeholder collaboration in support of quality improvement and value-based payment initiatives for Medicaid, other publicly funded health services and the wider health care system, you may want to apply to be a member of the Value-Based Payment and Quality Improvement Advisory Committee. The Texas Health and Human Services Commission executive commissioner will appoint members to the committee to serve a term expiring December 31, 2024.

Applications are due by 11:59 p.m., May 15.

HHSC will consider applicants' qualifications, background and interest in serving on the committee and will try to choose committee members who represent the diversity of all Texans. For this reason, HHSC considers applicants' ethnicity, gender, and geographic location.

It is preferred that you submit your application electronically, but you may submit the application by email, mail, or fax. Here are the addresses:

Email: HHS_Appointments@hhs.texas.gov
Attn: VBPQIAC

Mail:
Texas Health and Human Services Commission
4900 N. Lamar Blvd.
Mail Code 0223
Austin, TX 78751
Attn: Susanna Sparkman

Fax: 512-206-3984
Attn: VBPQIAC

A Value-Based Payment and Quality Improvement Advisory Committee member must regularly participate in committee meetings and may also have to participate in subcommittee meetings, projects and presentations. Committee meetings are held about once every three to four months in Austin or at the call of the presiding officer. Members of the committee are not paid to attend or travel to and from committee meetings.

For more information about the committee visit the committee website or contact Jimmy Blanton.

For more information about the application process, contact Susanna Sparkman.