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Featured News

Beachgoers and shellfish eaters have more to worry about than sunburns and hard-to-shuck shells. The risk, although uncommon, of contracting harmful and potentially fatal bacteria is elevated until November.

If you’re interested in the statewide Drug Utilization Review Program for Medicaid, you might be interested in joining the Drug Utilization Review Board.

It’s crucial for HHS to understand how vendors can help carry out its mission and for vendors to understand the needs of the state.

Steve Buche

Steve Buche has been named deputy executive commissioner for information technology and chief information officer for Texas Health and Human Services.