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Health and Human Resources Oversight, Joint Subcommittee for

  • Description: The Joint Subcommittee shall monitor, evaluate and respond to federal legislation that repeals, amends or replaces the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Medicaid (Title XIX of the Social Security Act), the Children's Health Insurance Program (Title XXI of the Social Security Act) or any proposals to block grant or change the method by which these programs are funded. The joint subcommittee shall recommend actions to be taken by the General Assembly to address the impact of any such federal legislation that would affect the state budget and health care coverage now available to Virginians. Furthermore, the subcommittee shall evaluate federal changes for opportunities to improve Virginia's Medicaid and other health insurance programs. The Joint Subcommittee shall provide ongoing oversight of initiatives and operations of the Health and Human Resources agencies.The joint subcommittee shall examine progress made in implementing changes to: (i) Medicaid managed care programs, including managed long-term supports and services (the Commonwealth Coordinated Care Plus program) and changes to the Medallion program; (ii) Medicaid waiver programs including the Medicaid waivers serving individuals with developmental disabilities; (iii) the Medicaid Enterprise System; (iv) improve eligibility, enrollment and renewal processes in the Medicaid and CHIP programs; (v) the organizational structure and realignment of staff and resources of the Department of Medical Assistance Services resulting from the change from a fee-for-service to a managed care delivery system; (vi) improve the cost effective delivery of services through the Comprehensive Services Act; and (vii) initiatives and programmatic changes across the Health and Human Resources agencies to ensure efficient and effective use of resources across the Secretariat.
  • Staff Contact:

    The Joint Subcommittee may seek support and technical assistance from staff of the House Appropriations (Susan Massart) and Senate Finance Committees (Mike Tweedy), the staff of the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission, and the staff of the Department of Medical Assistance Services. Other state agency staff shall provide support upon request.

All members appointed by Chair of House Appropriations . Appointment coincident with House term.
House Members:
The Honorable Mark D. Sickles, Chair
The Honorable Betsy B. Carr
The Honorable C. E. (Cliff) Hayes Jr.
Vacancy (Brewer, The Honorable Emily M.) Chair of House Appropriations  
Vacancy (Jones, The Honorable Jerrauld C. (Jay)) Chair of House Appropriations  
All members appointed by Chair, Senate Committee on Finance and Appropriations. Appointment coincident with Senate term.
Senate Members:
The Honorable Adam P. Ebbin
The Honorable R. Creigh Deeds
Vacancy (Deeds, The Honorable R. Creigh) Chair, Senate Committee on Finance and Appropriations  
Vacancy (Barker, The Honorable George L.) Chair, Senate Committee on Finance and Appropriations  
Vacancy (Hanger, The Honorable Emmett W. Jr.) Chair, Senate Committee on Finance and Appropriations  
Membership and Term Information:
Max # House: 5 Appointment Coincident With House Term? YES
Max # Senate: 5 Appointment Coincident With Senate Term? YES
Max # Citizens: 0
Max # Ex Officio: 0
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