HHSC Contract No. 529-03-044-M
S TATE OF T EXAS
C OUNTY OF T RAVIS
A MENDMENT 13
TO THE A GREEMENT BETWEEN THE
H EALTH & H UMAN S ERVICES C OMMISSION
SUPERIOR HEALTH PLAN, INC.
FOR H EALTH S ERVICES
M EDICAID S TAR P ROGRAM
E L P ASO S ERVICE D ELIVERY A REA
THIS CONTRACT AMENDMENT (the “ Amendment ”) is entered into between the HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES
COMMISSION (“ HHSC ”), an administrative agency within the executive department of the State of Texas, and Superior
Health Plan, Inc. (“ HMO ”), a health maintenance organization organized under the laws of the State of Texas, possessing a
certificate of authority issued by the Texas Department of Insurance to operate as a health maintenance organization, and
having its principal office at 2100 S. IH 35, Suite 202, Austin, Texas 78704 . HHSC and CONTRACTOR may be referred to
within this Amendment individually as a “ Party ” and collectively as the “ Parties .”
The Parties hereby agree to amend their Agreement as set forth herein.
ARTICLE 1. P URPOSE .
Section 1.01 Authorization.
This Amendment is executed by the Parties in accordance with Article 15.2 of the Agreement.
Section 1.02 Effective Date.
Except as otherwise provided in this Amendment, the provisions of this Amendment are effective on May 1, 2004.
ARTICLE 2. A MENDMENT TO THE O BLIGATIONS OF THE P ARTIES
Section 2.01 Modification to Article 2, Definitions
The following provisions amend and supplement the definitions set forth in Article 2, Definitions, as follows:
Court-ordered Commitment means a commitment of a STAR Member to a psychiatric facility for treatment that
is ordered by a court of law pursuant to the Texas Health and Safety Code, Title VII, Subtitle C, or a placement in a
state-operated facility as a condition of probation, as authorized by the Texas Family Code.
Health-related Materials are materials that are developed by the HMO or obtained from a third party r