Reports and Presentations
This report is required biennially to discuss the effects of telemedicine, telehealth and home telemonitoring services on the Texas Medicaid program including number of providers using these services, geographic disposition of these providers, the number of patients treated, the types of services provided, and the cost of utilization.
The Promoting Independence Plan is Texas' comprehensive response to the Supreme Court's 1999 Olmstead decision, but also outlines a vision and guiding principle for the Health and Human Services Commission to provide a system of holistic services and supports that foster independence and self-determination for people with disabilities so that they may be able to live fully integrated into their chosen communities. The goals of the 2022 PIP reflect several key areas essential to achieving this vision.
This presentation covers COVID-19 federal funds provided to HHSC and to health care institutions and other providers in Texas. These funds include the FMAP increases for Medicaid and Home and Community Based Services, as well as funds appropriated by Senate Bill 8 during the 87th Legislature, 3rd Called session.
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.