Texas Medicaid Director, Jami Snyder, has announced she will be leaving HHS at the end of November to become the deputy director of the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, Arizona’s state Medicaid agency.

CHIP clients who were hit by Harvey will have their co-pays waived through Nov. 30.

HHS Executive Commissioner Charles Smith got a first-hand look at the devastation Hurricane Harvey wreaked on Southeast Texas and Houston with an aerial tour of flooded areas.

HHS has applied for waivers from certain conditions on benefits and for extended benefits for Harvey’s victims who need help.

The Texas Health and Human Services system is administering disaster assistance grants from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

The Texas Health and Human Services system has delivered 10 truckloads of water and ice to Rockport and six more to Victoria, two cities slammed when Hurricane Harvey came ashore Friday.

Texas Health and Human Services Executive Commissioner Charles Smith has announced four key additions to his leadership team.

The Texas Veterans + Family Alliance Grant Program works with communities across the state to connect veterans and their families with effective and responsive mental health services.

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission was awarded the Seedling Foundation's Capacity Award on July 20 for providing more than 10 volunteers in a year. There are currently 34 HHS employees mentoring children whose parents are incarcerated.

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission was awarded the Seedling Foundation's Capacity Award on July 20 for providing volunteers to mentor children whose parents are incarcerated.

Gary Jessee started with HHS more than 20 years ago. He helped shape how Texas delivers social services and will soon work with other states to transform delivery systems.