2100, Program Authorization and Services

Revision 22-2; Effective April 1, 2022

HHSC Family Planning Program Overview 

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) Family Planning Program (FPP) provides comprehensive family planning and related health services statewide to reduce unintended pregnancies, positively affect future pregnancies and improve the health status of low-income women and men.

Rules

State rules governing the FPP can be found in Texas Administrative Code (TAC) Title 1, Part 15, Chapter 382, Subchapter B

Federal rules for Medicaid are located under Title XIX, Social Security Act, 42 USC § 1396-1396v et. seq. Grants to States for Medical Assistance Programs

Funding Sources

All agencies that receive HHSC FPP funding are required to be enrolled providers of services to Medicaid-eligible women and men.

FPP services are funded by state general revenue and federal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) to Title XX funds.