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Subcommittee Public Ed

The Public Education Subcommittee is established to advise the Medicaid Advisory Committee concerning materials and methods for informing individuals about health benefits available under the Department of Healthcare and Family Service's medical programs.

The subcommittee, comprised of a diverse group of stakeholders, will:

  • Review and provide advice on brochures, pamphlets and other written materials prepared by the department;

  • Review and provide advice on HFS website content directed towards Medicaid beneficiaries and the general public;

  • Review projects designed to inform the general public about medical programs;

  • Serve as a conduit for informing the Medicaid Advisory Committee and the department concerning gaps in public understanding of the medical programs;

  • Propose additional means of communicating information about medical programs;

  • Review and provide advice on program eligibility changes, customer service delivery, and eligibility processing systems; and

  • Make necessary recommendations to the Medicaid Advisory Committee.