April 2021

March 2021

February 2021

  • The Foster Care Rate Methodology Report contains information developed by HHSC and DFPS to provide context and considerations regarding Public Consulting Group (PCG) key findings and recommendations. More specifically, the report provides considerations for implementation and anticipated fiscal impacts of implementation of the recommendations made by PCG.

  • The Ernst & Young Phase IV Evaluation Report outlines the continuous improvement initiatives that have been implemented since 2018 in response to a significant increase in the number and complexity of procurements and contracts. The report also highlights a portfolio of 29 projects in which 22 were successfully completed, two are in progress and five that will require additional resources.

  • This report establishes Non-Physician Mental Health Professionals within the 20 regional ESCs to provide assistance to school districts and report on the outcomes of the activities of the Non-Physician Mental Health Professionals.

January 2021

  • This report provides an evaluation of Medicaid and CHIP current and historical reimbursement methodologies. The evaluation includes analysis of current cost and payment data, program information and survey responses from children's hospital providers.

  • This report contemplates a bulk purchasing agreement between HHSC, TDCJ, ERS, and TRS for direct acting antiviral (DAA) Hepatitis C drugs.

  • The quarterly report reflects activities and findings of the Data Analytics Unit.

  • Section 260.003 required the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission to develop and publish model standards for the operation of a boarding home facility and specifies that these standards must address elements such as construction, fire safety, sanitary conditions, reporting and investigation of injuries and incidents, staff education and assessment of residents.

  • This report describes HHSC valued-based enrollment methodology as an incentive program that automatically enrolls a greater percentage of Medicaid recipients who have not selected a managed care plan into a plan based on quality of care, efficiency and effectiveness of service provision, and performance. The report includes metrics for the incentive program that are transparent to managed care plans and providers in three areas: cost, quality of care and Medicaid member satisfaction.

  • As required by the 86th Legislature, this report contains details on fair market rental values for state-owned housing and revenues collected for rental units on the campuses of state hospitals and state supported living centers.

  • This report provides an overview of HHSC's efforts to collect, compile, and publish certain data on serious incidents occurring in licensed day-care centers, including HHSC’s collaboration with DFPS.

  • HHSC must implement contract provisions allowing an MCO to offer their members certain medically appropriate, cost-effective, evidence-based services in lieu of mental health or substance use disorder services specified in the Medicaid State Plan. HHSC is also required to prepare and submit an annual report on the number of times during the preceding year a service from the list included in the contract is used.

  • Statute requires an adjusted final biennial plan on capacity following legislative action on appropriations for long-term care services for persons with an intellectual disability. The final plan is approved by HHSC and made available to the public.

  • This report addresses requirements in Health and Safety Code §614.013 and §614.017. Health and Safety Code §614.013 and §614.017 requires HHSC to submit a report to the Legislative Budget Board no later than September 1 of each fiscal year its efforts to facilitate the exchange of information between agencies. The report must include but is not limited to: the manner in which information is exchanged between agencies, the frequency with which information is exchanged, the type of information most frequently exchanged and the agencies most frequently involved in the exchange of information.

  • Presents survey data for adult and child consumer measures of community integration outcomes. The measures were selected by a stakeholder workgroup.

  • To comply with CMS regulations governing the settings where Medicaid home and community based services (HCBS) can be provided, HHSC plans to transition from day habilitation services to a more integrated service called Individualized Skills and Socialization (ISS).

  • This report serves as a progress report for the Maternal Teleservices Pilot Program and the Pregnancy Medical Home Pilot Program for women receiving medical assistance through a Medicaid managed care model.

December 2020

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