Texas Health and Human Services has about 108,500 contracts worth about $60.2 billion in associated spending. The resources below are designed to provide assistance to organizations that are already contracting with HHS.

If you are looking for contracting opportunities, please visit the Business and Contracting Opportunities page.

Communication Services for State Agencies (CSSA) allows other state agencies to contract with HHS to provide communication access for people who are deaf or hard of hearing.

The Grant Technical Assistance Guide (PDF) offers guidance on financial administration topics to clarify the applicable laws, rules and regulations including HHS policy and procedures pertaining to the administration and financial management of HHS grant awards. It presents a summary of the financial management principles and includes explanatory examples to portray possible applications of the guidance.

The HHS Contract Management Handbook (PDF) establishes consistent contract management policies and procedures that must be followed by HHS agencies.

The HHS Procurement Manual (PDF) serves as a purchasing guide for HHS agencies and establishes requirements for interface between the Procurement and Contracting Services Division of and HHS agencies for purchases conducted by PCS on behalf of the agencies.

Informal Dispute Resolution gives long-term care facilities (nursing homes, assisted living facilities and intermediate care facilities) the opportunity to refute deficiencies and violations cited by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services.

Rate Analysis publishes the reimbursement rates for Medicaid programs.

Texas Electronic Benefit Transfer Program is how Texans who receive cash and food assistance get their benefits.

Texas Medicaid Healthcare Partnership administers Texas Medicaid and other state health-care programs on behalf of HHS.

Uniform Terms and Conditions for Vendor Contracts (PDF) is a document that outlines the terms and conditions vendors must adhere when contracting with HHS.

Vendor Drug Program manages the Texas Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program formularies and enrolls pharmacy providers for those programs. It also processes out-patient pharmacy prescription claims for certain programs.

Vendor Protest Rules provides an internal protest procedure to be used by any respondent who is allegedly aggrieved in connection with the solicitation, evaluation, or award of a contract by HHS.