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Texas Breaks Ground on Construction at Rusk State Hospital

November 12, 2019

Texas HHS Executive Commissioner Dr. Courtney N. Phillips, along with state and local officials, today broke ground on a $200 million construction project at Rusk State Hospital.

HHS Unveils Blueprint for a Healthy Texas

October 16, 2019

Texas Health and Human Services today unveiled its inaugural business plan, Blueprint for a Healthy Texas, which spells out specific, measurable initiatives to improve the lives of the millions of Texans who rely on HHS services.

Texas Officials to Host Groundbreaking Ceremony for Rusk State Hospital Construction

November 6, 2019

Texas Health and Human Services is hosting a groundbreaking event Nov. 12 for the construction of new patient units at Rusk State Hospital.

HHSC Names New Leader for Procurement and Contracting

October 25, 2019

Katherine “Kay” Molina has been named deputy executive commissioner for procurement and contracting services, effective Oct. 24.

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Veterans Day: Honoring All Who Served

Veterans Day: Honoring All Who Served

November 7, 2019

Texas HHS celebrates Veterans Day by recognizing team members who have served their country.

Medicaid STAR+PLUS Procurement Announcement

Medicaid STAR+PLUS Procurement Announcement

October 29, 2019

Following a competitive procurement, HHSC intends to award contracts to the following managed care organizations in the corresponding service areas for the STAR+PLUS product.

Flu Season Is Here: Get Vaccinated to Protect Yourself

October 25, 2019

Flu season often begins in October and continues as late as May, making right now a great time to get a flu shot.

Draft TANF State Plan Available for Public Comment

Draft TANF State Plan Available for Public Comment

October 18, 2019

The draft renewal State Plan for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) block grant assistance program (PDF) is available for public comment through Dec. 2, 2019.