Reports and Presentations

Note: These files are in PDF format unless otherwise noted.

March 6, 2023

Foster Care Rate Modernization: DFPS Companion to HHSC Pro Forma Modeled Rate and Fiscal Impact Report

This report provides information regarding the Foster Care Rate Modernization project, the proposed pro forma rate methodology based on DFPS’ final service descriptions, the methodological rates for the new system, and the fiscal impact based on DFPS’ implementation plan.

February 13, 2023

Report on Nursing Facility Workforce Challenges

Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is charged with conducting a comprehensive assessment of nursing facility (NF) workforce challenges and how they affect the delivery of care to residents in those facilities. This report reflects important input HHSC received from the Long-Term Care Facilities Council (Council), state agencies such as the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) and the Board of Nursing (BON), and long-term care provider associations, advocates, and other key stakeholders.

February 8, 2023

Intermediate Care Facilities and Certain Waiver Providers

The Rates: Intermediate Care Facilities and Certain Waiver Providers Report contains information that was developed by HHSC to provide context and additional information regarding the current HCS/TxHmL and ICF/IID rate methodologies, the cost report process, and Deloitte’s report to address Rider 30.

February 7, 2023

Rider 148 EVV System Availability Report February 2023

Monthly report on the total hours the state EVV systems were unavailable, malfunctioning, or not accessible.

February 6, 2023

Medicaid CHIP Data Analytics Unit Quarterly Report of Activities SFY 2023/Q1

The quarterly report reflects activities and findings of the Data Analytics Unit.

February 3, 2023

Feasibility of Maximizing Federal Funds for Children in Foster Care

Report analyzes recommendations from a consulting group on to determine the feasibility of maximizing federal funds, using Medicaid benefits, and streamlining processes to help children in foster care.

January 5, 2023

Rider 148 EVV System Availability Report January 2023

Monthly report on the total hours the state EVV systems were unavailable, malfunctioning, or not accessible.

January 2, 2023

Biannual Therapy Access Monitoring Report - December 2022

The fourteenth report with analysis of selected data related to pediatric acute care therapy services (including physical, occupational, and speech therapies) and assessment of impact on access to care.

Medicaid Managed Care Denial and Appeals Process

A study of the denial and appeals process including but not limited to, the administrative hearing process within the managed care networks for the STAR Kids, STAR Health, and STAR+PLUS Programs.

December 30, 2022

Independent Living Services Annual Report 2022

The report details key performance measures and trends for the Independent Living Services program’s purchased services, base grant, and Texas State Independent Living Council contracts for fiscal years 2021 and 2022.