Wednesday, December 16, 1987

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - December 16, 1987, New Braunfels, Texas New Texas p Edmund Kuempel to serve on health care task force December State Edmund Kuempel has been appointed to the special task force on the Future of Longterm Health Care by Texas Mouse Speaker Gib DFort serving his third term as Republican lawmaker from represents District which in cludes Comal He also serves as chairman of the House Retirement and Aging Committee and is a member of the House Environmental Affairs The task force was created with the passage of House Concurrent Resolu tion 213 during the regular session of the 70th It will examine the current and future status of long term health care In Texas and analyze all current laws and regula tions that affect longterm health with the goal of providing quali ty care for residents in the most effi cient manner Increasing efficiency and ensur ing quality in the delivery of long term health care is essential if we are to keep pace with the growing demands of our aging It is my belief that the quali ty of longterm health care available for its citizens reflects the character of the society which provides Dear Abby I am pleased Kuempel is willing to devote his time and energies to this critical Lewis Besides analyzing current laws and regulations concerning long term health the task force will also consider implementation of A simple and in tegrated regulatory system between the Texas Department of Health and the Texas Department of Human Ser A regulatory system that focuses on enhancing quality care through an incentive program with sanctions and penalties carefully A longterm care reimburse ment process designed to foster cost good patient access and quality of The panel will also examine possibilities for streamlining the cer tification process for longterm health care as well as the process used to determine Mcdicaid eligibility of A complete report of its findings will be prepared for the 1st including recommenda tions and drafts of any legislation the task force considers County Agent Lane NOW THRU SATURDAY Winter months ideal for planting shrubs By SCOTT DURHAM County Extension Agent For most of a warm drink and a fire in the fireplace are what we want during the late fall and winter mon Forget about outdoor activity un til the You may be missing an excellent opportunity to do landscap ing if you wait until the The late fail and winter months are ideal for planting most if not all of the landscape trees and shrubs in our Although the above ground part of the plant is the root systems are actively That root growth during the winter helps fall and winter planted landscape or namentals adjust to their new en vironment and get ready for a surge of growth in the If you do make landscape plantings this winter develop a plan for your landscape before you buy the Take into consideration the plant and space limitations you may Con Woman With Two Suitors Wants Best of Both Worlds DEAR ABBY I wrote to 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wont ask for DEAR ABBY We are having a family Our daughter is being married in Santa Fe our We are preparing our guest list for the Two couples from New York have al ready told me they cannot 1 say they should not be sent an invitation since they have already said they cannot My husband says we should send them an invitation What tin you MOTHER OF THE BRIDE DEAR MOTHER I vote with Since they have already been invited and declined inviting them again would be u wedding announcement later might be in DEAR ABBY Every muc in a you let reader air his pel peeve in your Heres mine Its people who always finish other peoples sentences Dont its FRlSTRATED IN i DEAR FRUSTRATED Sin tince finishers are usually vrr hal types who finish other peoples sentences The rudeness is uninten Call it it lapse of good sider water and maintenance re quirements of the In a drought plants with a high water re quirement can be a nightmare and extremely Consider shape and texture of the plant and whether or not it 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