August 2019

  • The Fact Book provides key statistics on HHS budget requests for SFYs 2020-2021, historical and prospective demographic data for Texas as well as National and statewide comparisons with Texas, and programmatic information outlining key data for certain health and human services program benefits.

  • The report summarizes the exchange of information between agencies to support continuity of care services for individuals with mental illness involved in the criminal justice system; and supplement local post-booking jail diversion activities.

  • HHSC is committed to improving the quality of life for individuals with intellectual disabilities who reside at the SSLCs. This report highlights ongoing efforts as of August 2019 to achieve targeted improvements in services and supports provided to enhance compliance with the DOJ settlement agreement.

  • The report includes seven recommendation areas to advance value-based care and payment in Texas Medicaid. The recommendations fall under the following broad categories: the importance of timely, actionable data to improve care; value-based care areas for which Texas Medicaid can be a leader – maternity/newborn care, mental health care, and substance use disorder services.

  • A review of restraints used in Home and Community-based Services (HCS), Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IID), and State Supported Living Centers (SSLC) is provided for fiscal year 2017 and trends from 2013 through 2017 are examined.

  • This report contains information pertaining to our regulation of nursing facilities and other long-term care providers. This report is a requirement of Texas Health and Safety Code, Chapter 242, §242.005.

  • The following report presents information regarding all tags cited at the Immediate Jeopardy (IJ) level during licensing and certification surveys and complaint or incident investigations performed in nursing facilities during the first quarter of 2019 (01/01/2019 – 03/31/2019).

  • This report fulfills the requirement of Texas Government Code Section 531.162 (b).

  • The report provides an evaluation of Medicaid funding initiatives for rural inpatient and outpatient hospital services, including the percentage of estimated allowable hospital cost reimbursed by payments for services provided to managed care clients; the percentage of wrongful denials; the average wait time for final payment; and any remedies taken to improve compliance of vendors.

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