Latest Reports and Presentations
Quarterly Report from the HHS Ombudsman Managed Care Assistance Team First Quarter FY 2019
A quarterly report on cases submitted to the Ombudsman Managed Care Assistance Team regarding Medicaid managed care.
Presentation to the Transition Legislative Oversight Committee
Dr. Courtney N. Phillips, HHSC Executive Commissioner, will present to the Transition Legislative Oversight Committee. Her presentation will cover the agency's organizational chart, an update on the agency's procurement reforms, an update on Regulatory Services and the transfer of functions to the new Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council, improvements at the Health and Specialty Care System, a state hospital construction update, and an overview of the agency's business plan.
2019 HHS Fact Book
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.
2019 Annual Report on the Screening of Offenders with Mental Illness
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.
Health and Human Services Commission and Department of Justice State Supported Living Center Settlement Agreement, 2019
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.
Texas Value-Based Payment and Quality Improvement Advisory Committee Recommendations to the 86th Texas Legislature
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.
Emergency Restraint Report FY 2017
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.
Long Term Care Regulatory Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Report
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.
Quarterly Immediate Jeopardy Summary Report January 2019 - March 2019
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).
Permanency Planning and Family-based Alternatives
This report fulfills the requirement of Texas Government Code Section 531.162 (b).
Evaluation of Rural Hospital Funding Initiatives
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.
Lubbock State Supported Living Center Monitoring Report
As part of the Department of Justice settlement agreement the independent monitoring team completed their review of the Lubbock SSLC.
Quarterly Reporting of Waiting Lists for Mental Health Services for the Third Quarter of Fiscal Year 2019
The report fulfills the second quarter requirement for a quarterly report on waiting lists for mental health services, including in the former NorthSTAR service area.
Medicaid CHIP Data Analytics Unit Quarterly Report of Activities SFY19, Q3
The quarterly report reflects activities and findings of the Data Analytics Unit.
Presentation to Joint House Committees on Homeland Security & Public Safety and International Relations
This is a presentation to the House Committees on Homeland Security & Public Safety and International Relations & Economic Development relating to state regulation of facilities serving unaccompanied minors.