Latest Reports and Presentations
Internal Audit Plan Fiscal Year 2021
The Internal Audit Plan is a list of the scheduled audits to be conducted in FY21 based on a business risk assessment focused on identifying and evaluating risks related to each major HHS activity and input from management. This summary of the division's 2021 activities complies with the guidelines set forth by the State Auditor’s Office.
Early Childhood Intervention Services Implementation Plan for Maximizing Funding Progress Report
This progress report discusses potential untapped funding sources and other strategies for maximizing funding or cost savings in the Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) program.
Enhanced Eligibility Screening Tools
The report evaluation existing pre-eligibility and post-eligibility processes and describes how the processes and associated data reviewed satisfy the intent behind the matches requested by the rider.
Evaluation of Opioid Drug Prescribing Practices Under Medicaid
The Report is the Evaluation of Opioid Drug Prescribing Practices Under Medicaid (Attachment 1), as required by House Bill 1, 86th Legislature, Regular Session, 2019 (Article II, Health and Human Services Commission, Rider 34).
Evaluation of Strategies to Achieve Cost Savings for Medicaid Prescription Drugs
The Report is the Evaluation of Strategies to Achieve Cost Savings for Medicaid Prescription Drugs (Attachment 1), as required by House Bill 1, 86th Legislature, Regular Session, 2019 (Article II, Health and Human Services Commission, Rider 30).
Texas Medicaid and Texas Diabetes Council Coordination and Report
To fulfill Rider 172, HHSC has worked with the Texas Diabetes Council to develop strategies to reduce or contain diabetes-related costs in the Medicaid program using best practices to improve quality of care.
Medicaid Waiver Programs Interest List Study
The Rider 42, Interest List Study Report provides data about individuals currently on waiver interest lists, factors impacting the growth of the interest lists and strategies HHSC could employ to reduce the number of individuals on the interest lists.
HHSC Strategic Plan for Vacant or Underutilized FTE Positions
The report details the agency's strategic plan for vacant or underutilized FTE positions, explains agency FTE position management methodology and policy, and an overview of current and prospective agency actions, including the future disposition of reductions.
Postpartum Depression Strategic Plan FY21
HHSC is Legislatively required to develop and implement a five-year strategic plan to improve access to postpartum depression (PPD) screening, referral, treatment, and support services.
Waiver Slot Enrollment Progress Report, September 2020
This report discusses the agency’s progress towards meeting targeted Medicaid waiver program slot enrollment and interest list reductions for the 2020-21 biennium.
Report on Transition Planning for Contracted Operations of Austin State Hospital
This report outlines policies and procedures to ensure the current quality of care that needs to be maintained in the event of a transfer, along with information that would need to be provided without violating privacy/confidentiality rules.
Disability Services Action Plan
HHS has developed the Disability Services Action Plan to improve the system and delivery of services for Texans with physical, intellectual and developmental disabilities. The plan includes 27 recommendations under four initiatives: training and support, communication, policy and rules and system redesign.
2020 Annual Report on the Screening of Offenders with Mental Illness
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.
2020 Cost Comparison Report
This report analyzes the costs of state- and federally-funded residential and non-residential services for persons with intellectual disabilities and related conditions for which it is the Medicaid operating agency.
Report from the HHS Ombudsman Managed Care Assistance Team Fourth Quarter FY 2019
The report provides statistical information regarding the calls received by the HHS Ombudsman Managed Care Team.