Latest Reports and Presentations
FY 2018 Internal Audit Annual Report
The Internal Audit Annual Report provides a summary of its 2018 activities which complies with the guidelines set forth by the State Auditor’s Office.
Enterprise Data Governance Initiative - Rider 216 Quarterly Report
Quarterly Rider 216 report for the Enterprise Data Governance Initiative reflecting actual expenditure, cost savings and accomplishments implementing the Enterprise Data Governance project.
Enhancing Funding for Graduate Medical Education
The report provides the legislature and the Governor's office with potential methods for enhancing current state funding to support new and existing graduate medical education (GME) through the Medicaid program, specifically by providing options for increasing federal funding for GME.
Review of Occupational Licensing Requirements and Applicants Criminal History
The report provides a review of the current criminal history requirements for occupational license applicants and provides a recommendation to retain, modify or repeal the current requirements.
H.B. 216 Required Legislative Report on Boarding Homes
Section 260.003 required the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) 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.
Office of Disability Prevention for Children Report for Fiscal Year 2018
This report details the Office of Disability Prevention for Children activities in five focus areas for fiscal year 2018. The report also includes a review of Health and Human Services and Department of Family and Protective Services programs that impact disability prevention in some way.
State Efforts to Address Maternal Mortality and Morbidity in Texas
The HHS system is committed to reducing maternal mortality and morbidity in Texas, and is working to address many of the findings from the 2018 Joint Biennial Report by DSHS and the Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Task Force through efforts already in place and by exploring new and innovative ideas within HHS programs.
Children with Special Health Care Needs Client Demographics Report 2018
The Children with Special Health Care Needs Client Demographics Report is submitted in compliance with the 2018-19 General Appropriations Act, S.B. 1, 85th Legislature, Regular Session, 2017 (Article II, Health and Human Services Commission [HHSC], Rider 118d). Rider 118d requires HHSC to submit a report on Children with Special Health Care Needs program client demographics yearly by December 1 to the Governor and Legislative Budget Board, and include a demographic description of both the population served by the program, and of those individuals on the program’s waitlist.
Statewide Behavioral Health Strategic Plan Progress Report FY 2018
The Statewide BH Strategic Plan Progress Report includes agency participation in the SBHCC and outlines annual progress on how the strategic plan's implementation serves to coordinate BH programs and services in Texas.
Parent Resource Guide Status Update Report
The report provides a status on the distribution of the Guide to mothers, fathers, and caregivers in both English and Spanish relating to the development, health, and safety of a child from birth until age five.
HB 1697 - Rural Texas Pediatric Tele-Connectivity Resource Program
This report provides an overview of the collaborative efforts of HHSC and the stakeholder community in support of bridging the gap to pediatric specialty care through the use of telemedicine in rural Texas. It includes information on the establishment of a stakeholder workgroup, a pilot telemedicine project and the educational, technical and planning considerations involved with achieving positive outcomes and effecting meaningful knowledge transfer.
Report on Texas Medicaid Laboratory and Imaging Diagnostic Ancillary Services
The report provides overall laboratory and imaging diagnostic services utilization and costs.
Report on the Mental Health Peer Support Re-entry Pilot Program
Rider 74 requires HHSC to implement a mental health peer support re-entry program. The rider further requires HHSC to submit a report on the program that includes the total population to be served and participant outcomes to the Office of the Governor and the Legislative Budget Board by December 1, 2018.
HB 300 New Developments in Safeguarding Protected Health Information
HHSC's New Developments in Safeguarding Protected Health Information report including a summary of privacy related complaints filed by the public.
Hospital Uncompensated Care Report
The report examines uncompensated care charges and costs from hospitals, uncompensated care costs by type of hospital, the funding available to offset uncompensated care costs, uncompensated care costs after funding, and the health care reform impact.