January 8, 2018
AUSTIN –Today the Health and Human Services Commission announced the release of $47.7 million to begin improving the state’s inpatient psychiatric care system. The initial $47.7 million is part of $... Read More
January 4, 2018
AUSTIN – Media, community members and stakeholders are invited to attend the unveiling and ribbon cutting for the renovated Victory Field campus at North Texas State Hospital-Vernon on Tuesday, Jan.... Read More
December 21, 2017
AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today announced that Texas Health and Human Services Commission and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have reached an agreement to continue a critical part... Read More
December 20, 2017
Español AUSTIN – The Texas Health and Human Services Commission is working with local providers to offer free, confidential crisis counseling services for Hurricane Harvey survivors in 18 counties... Read More
November 15, 2017
BIG SPRING – The Texas Health and Human Services Commission has named Traci Phillips the superintendent of Big Spring State Hospital. Phillips entered her new role Nov. 1 at Big Spring State... Read More
November 3, 2017
AUSTIN – Health and Human Services Executive Commissioner Charles Smith announced today Stephanie Muth will be the next State Medicaid director. She will oversee the Medicaid/CHIP Services division,... Read More
October 20, 2017
Agency Creates Role for Policy Oversight AUSTIN – Victoria Ford has been named the Texas Health and Human Services Commission’s first Chief Policy Officer, effective Nov. 6. In the new role, Ford... Read More
October 16, 2017
AUSTIN – Texas Health and Human Services announced today that Harvey victims will have three additional days to apply for D-SNAP in Harris County as the state begins to ramp down its post-Harvey... Read More