Tribal Self-Governance Health Care and Social Services Delivery Effectiveness Evaluation Feasibility Study: First Technical Work Group Meeting Background Materials. Agenda for Meeting

02/05/2003

Monday, February 3, 2003
Hubert H. Humphrey Build Room 505 A  (Phone: 202/205-0029)
200 Independence Avenue, SW

8:30 am

Welcome and Introductions, Facilitator, J. Kauffman

8:45 am

Overview of the Project, DHHS, A. Rock

  • Project Overview (Doc: Project Description)
  • DHHS Purpose and Expectations of Study
  • Roles and Responsibilities of Entities
  • Charge to the Technical Work Group
  • Tribal Consultation

9:30 am

Establishing Our TWG – Facilitator, J. Kauffman

  • Review Agenda and Objectives for Meeting (Doc: Agenda)
  • Agree on Our Ground Rules

10:15 am

Break

10:30 am

Background: Legislative History & Literature Review, K. Langwell

  • Review Drafts (Docs: Draft Legislative History Report; Draft Literature Review)
  • Identify Gaps and New Resources

12 Noon

Lunch

1:30 pm

Seek Input from TWG on Methodology, K. Langwell

  • Objectives of the Study (Doc: Draft Work Plan)
  • Feasibility Study vs. Evaluation
  • Setting the Study Parameters
  • Identifying Data Sources

3:00 pm

Break

3:15 pm

Continued Discussion on Feasibility Study Methodology

4:30 pm

Recess

Tuesday, February 4, 2003,
Wilbur J. Cohen Building, Room 5051 “Snow Room” (Phone: 202/401-1523)
330 Independence Avenue, SW

8:30 am

Review agenda and objectives for the day,   J. Kauffman

8:45 am

Seek Input and Advice from TWG on Major Study Areas:  “What are the Study Questions Needed in each of the Following Areas?”, K. Langwell 
(Doc:  Draft List of Potential Evaluation Issues and Questions)

  • Transitional and Management Issues
  • Data Requirements and Information Systems
  • Financing Issues
  • Measures of Performance and Effectiveness

10:15 am

Break

10:30 am

Continue Discussion of Major Study Areas

  • Developing Study Questions

12 Noon

Lunch

1:30 pm

Site Selection:  Overview and Discussion, K. Langwell
(Docs: Draft Tribal Matrix Report; Draft Tribal Data Report)

  • What are the expected outcomes of Site Visits?
  • What should criteria be for site selection?
  • What information should be gathered?
  • What should be included in site visit protocols?

3:15 pm

Break

3:30 pm

Planning Small Group Discussions:  Overview  - J. Kauffman, (Doc:  Draft Issues for Discussion Groups)

  • What are the expected outcomes of Discussions?
  • What questions should be asked?
  • What are best locations/settings for discussions?
  • What are best recruitment strategies?

4:30 pm

Recess

Wednesday, February 5, 2003,
Hubert H. Humphrey Bld., Room 405 A,  (Phone:  202/260-7048)
200 Independence Ave., S.W.

8:30 am 

Review agenda and discuss objectives for the day, J. Kauffman

8:45 am

Review Next Steps

  • Other issues to discuss?, J. Kauffman
  • Implementation of Study, K. Langwell

9:30 am

Identify Objectives and Draft Agenda for Next TWG Meeting, J. Kauffman

  • Ongoing communication between TWG and contractor (Doc:  Draft Communications Strategy Report)
  • Mail-out of drafts and other documents
  • Second TWG Meeting

10:15 am

Break

10:30 am

Review Consultation Plan, A. Rock

  • DHHS/ASPE Consultation Plan with Tribes
  • How Do You See Evaluation Consultation?

11:00 am

Closing Comments from TWG,   J. Kauffman

12 Noon

Adjourn

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