2016 Health & Human Resources


Ingram (C), Landes, O’Bannon, Peace, Garrett, Stolle, Hester, Sickles


The Legislative Fiscal Analyst that staffs this subcommittee is Susan Massart.

2016 Interim Meetings

May 16, 2016 - 1:00 PM

  • Agenda
  • Update on Interim Activities and Plans for Reporting on High Cost Medications, Data Governance Issues and Transition Planning - Presentation  
    • The Honorable William A. Hazel, Jr., Secretary of Health and Human Resources
  • Population Health Improvement Approach, Virginia Health Status and Update on Zika Virus    - Presentation
    • Marissa J. Levine, MD, MPH, FAAFP, Commissioner of the Virginia Department of Health
  • Update on the MLTSS and DSRIP Waivers, and Progress on Changes in Medicaid-funded Substance Use Disorder Services Authorized in the 2016 Session - Presentation
    • Cynthia B. Jones, Director, Department of Medical Assistance Services


2016 Session Meetings

During session, this subcommittee usually meets on Tuesday at 4:00 p.m.  Unless otherwise noted, this subcommittee meets in the Appropriations Room on the 9th Floor of the General Assembly Building.  Please be advised that all agendas, meeting dates, times and locations are subject to change with out notice.

Please note that the current weekly meeting schedule is posted on the Home page for easy reference. All meeting agendas and presentations, if available in electronic format, will be posted to the individual subcommittee pages as soon as possible.

February 23, 2016 -  CANCELLED

February 16, 2016 - CANCELLED

February 12, 2016 - Immediately upon Transportation adjournment (this is an additional meeting)

  • Agenda
  • Bills Before Subcommittee
    • HB 675 (Peace)
    • HB 858 (Landes)
    • HB1351 (James)

February 9, 2016

  • Agenda
  • Bills Before the Subcommittee
    • HB197 (Lingamfelter)
    • HB294 (O'Quinn)
    • HB354 (Greason)
    • HB896 (Greason)
    • HB992 (Lopez)
    • HB1044 (Landes)
    • HB1090 (Cline)
    • HB1309 (Keam)
    • HB1369 (Stolle)
  • Overview of the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) Program
    • Thomas J. Steinhauser, Director, Division of Benefit Programs, Virginia Department of Social Services  - Presentation
  • Continuation of Budget Amendments

February 2, 2016

  • Agenda
  • Bills Before the Subcommittee:
    • HB203 (Lingamfelter)
    • HB294 (O'Quinn)
    • HB338 (Pogge)
    • HB420 (Helsel)
    • HB464 (Hope)
    • HB675 (Peace)
    • HB764 (Yost)
    • HB1369 (Stolle)
  • House Member Budget Amendment Requests

January 26, 2016

  • Agenda
  • Presentation on the I/DD Waiver Redesign
    • Jack Barber, M.D., Acting Commissioner, Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services - Presentation
  • Responses on the I/DD Waiver Redesign
    • Sharon Stroble, Regional Director, Wall Residences - Handout
    • Jennifer G Fidura, Executive Director, Virginia Network of Private Providers - Handout
    • Jennifer Faison, Executive Director, Virginia Association of Community Services Boards - Handout
    • Jamie Liban, Executive Director, The Arc of Virginia - Presentation, Handout

January 19, 2016

  • Agenda
  • Proposed Budget for the Department of Medical Assistance Services - Presention
  • Proposed Budget for the Department of Social Services - Presentation



Purview of the Subcommittee

  • Secretary of Health & Human Resources
  • Comprehensive Services for At-Risk Youth and Families
  • Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services
  • Department for the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing
  • Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services
  • Department of Health
  • Department of Health Professions
  • Department of Medical Assistance Services
  • Department of Social Services
  • Virginia Board for People with Disabilities
  • Virginia Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired