Latest Reports and Presentations
Summary of Significant Audit Findings for Local Mental Health Authorities for Fiscal Year 2019
HHSC is required to submit a report that includes a summary of the significant findings identified during a review of fiscal audit activities. All findings, comments, and corrective actions are reproduced verbatim from the independent audit reports and are not modified by HHSC.
H.B. 216 Required Legislative Report on Boarding Homes, December 2020
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.
Legislative Report on Suicide and Suicide Prevention in Texas
This report identifies opportunities and makes recommendations for each of the state agencies and institutions on the Statewide Behavioral Health Coordinating Council regarding improving data collection for suicide-related events, using data to inform decisions and policy development relating to suicide prevention, and decreasing suicide in Texas.
Funds Recouped from Local Authorities in Fiscal Year 2020
This report shows funds recouped from local authorities in fiscal year 2020 including the amount of the recoupment by strategy; the reasons for the recoupment; the local authorities involved; and any contract requirements not met.
Interoperability for Texas: Powering Health 2020
The Interoperability for Texas: Powering Health 2020 report provides an in-depth overview of interoperability enhancements within the Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) agencies. The report outlines policy changes and builds upon plans previously discussed in the Interoperability for Texas: Powering Health 2018 report. Progress regarding interoperability of information technology systems continues to expand the exchange of electronic health information within Texas.
Annual Report on Quality Measures and Value Based Payments 2020
This report describes HHSC Value-Based Care Strategy Background, Managed Care Value-Based Payments Programs, The 1115 Healthcare Transformation Waiver, specifically the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment Program, The Directed-Payment Programs, Trends in Key Quality Measures, HIV Viral Suppression and the number of individuals who relocated to a community setting.
Texas Medicaid and CHIP Reference Guide, Thirteenth Edition (Pink Book)
The Texas Medicaid and CHIP Reference Guide, also called the Pink Book, provides an overview of the Texas Medicaid and CHIP programs.
Report on the Mental Health for Veterans Grant Program, 2020
S.B. 55, 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, created the Texas Veterans + Family Alliance (TV+FA) grant program. Since the program was established, HHSC has implemented five grant phases.
Annual Federal Funds Report - Fiscal Year 2020
The report highlights the issues related to federal funding within HHS and identifies activities to maximize the receipt and use of federal funds, including budgetary impacts resulting from healthcare reform. Federal funding plays a critical role in the financing of HHS, accounting for approximately 63 percent of HHS expenditures in state fiscal year 2020.
Statewide Initiatives to Improve Quality of Maternal Health Care 2020
This report describes the statewide initiatives that HHSC will require managed care organizations to implement to improve quality of maternal health care in Texas.
Implementation of Acute Care Services and Long-term Services and Supports System Redesign for Individuals with an Intellectual or Developmental Disability - 2020
Annual report to provide an update to the Legislature on the implementation of the system redesign for individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability, as required by Texas Government Code, Chapter 534.
Report on Delivery of Health and Human Services to Young Texans
The Delivery of Health and Human Services to Young Texans report discusses services for children under six years of age a critical time of early development which impacts children’s long-term outcomes. The report updates the 2018 edition by highlighting a unified and collaborative approach to delivering services and improving the health of Texas children, including the delivery of these services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Telemedicine, Telehealth, and Home Telemonitoring Services in Texas Medicaid, 2020
The 2020 version of the Telemedicine, Telehealth, and Home Telemonitoring Services in Texas Medicaid report provides client utilization and provider expenditure trends for these services for fiscal years (FY) 2018 and 2019.
Utilization Review in STAR+PLUS Managed Care Report for Fiscal Year 2020
This report provides preliminary findings from the 2020 utilization review of the STAR+PLUS Managed Care program.
State Efforts to Address Maternal Mortality and Morbidity in Texas - 2020
This report provides a comprehensive overview of the Texas Health and Human Services system’s strategies, programs, and initiatives to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity.