Public hearing to discuss the Department of Human Services’ intent to contract with Maximus as its independent enrollment broker (IEB) and the impact this will have on seniors and adults with disabilities

 

JOINT HEARING

Senate Aging & Youth Committee, Senate Health & Human Services Committee

House Aging & Older Adult Services Committee, AND House Human Services Committee

Monday, August 23, 2021 | 12:30 p.m.

North Office Building, Hearing Room #1


To discuss the Department of Human Services’ intent to contract with Maximus as its independent enrollment broker (IEB) and the impact this will have on seniors and adults with disabilities

AGENDA

12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.        Opening Remarks

Senator Michele Brooks, Majority Chair, Health and Human Services
Senator Art Haywood, Minority Chair, Health and Human Services

Senator Judy Ward, Majority Chair, Aging and Youth
Senator Maria Collett, Minority Chair, Aging and Youth

Representative Gary Day, Majority Chair, Aging and Older Adult Services
Representative Steve Samuelson, Minority Chair, Aging and Older Adult Services

Representative Frank Farry, Majority Chair, Human Services
Representative Angel Cruz, Minority Chair, Human Services

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.          Panel 1 – Serving Adults with Disabilities

Brenda Dare, Voices For Independence/TRPIL (Washington County)
Tammy Schwab, Caregiver and Mother of Teneille (Mercer County)

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.          Panel 2 – Serving Older Adults

Krista Geer, Active Aging Inc. (Crawford County)
Steve Williamson, Blair Senior Services Inc. (Blair County)
JR Reed, Lehigh County Office of Aging and Adult Services (Lehigh County)
Najja Orr, Philadelphia Corporation on Aging (Philadelphia County)
Diane Ellis-Marseglia, Bucks County Commissioner (Bucks County)

2:30 p.m.                               Adjournment

 

Written Testimony

County Commissioners Association of PA – Testimony
JR Reed, Lehigh County Office of Aging and Adult Services – Testimony
Montgomery County Office of Senior Services – Testimony
SEIU Local 668 – Testimony