Reports and Presentations

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

October 6, 2022

Rider 148 EVV System Availability Report October 2022

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

October 3, 2022

Maternal Depression Strategic Plan Update for FY21-25 - FY 2022 Update

As required by Section 32.046, Texas Health and Safety Code, this report contains the fiscal year 2022 update on a five-year strategic plan to improve access to maternal depression screening, referral, treatment, and support services. This year’s plan also includes reporting on the prevalence, screening, and treatment of postpartum depression, as required by the 2022-23 General Appropriations Act, Senate Bill 1, 87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021 (Article II, HHSC, Rider 71).

September 7, 2022

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency Reporting

Report on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) relief funding healthcare providers and institutions have received.

September 2, 2022

Report on the Continuity of Care for Women Aging Out of CHIP and Medicaid

This report provides information on the number of individuals aging out of Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) who are able to maintain coverage under another Medicaid program, including Healthy Texas Women (HTW), through the agency’s administrative renewal process. It also includes recommendations to improve connecting individuals aging out of Medicaid or CHIP to enrollment in HTW.

STAR Health Psychiatric Rate Evaluation

This evaluation of rate methodology and payment rates for psychiatric services provided to children enrolled in the State of Texas Access Reform (STAR) Health program is submitted according to the 2022-23 General Appropriations Act, Senate Bill 1, 87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021 (Article II, Health and Human Services Commission, Rider 32).

Rider 148 EVV System Availability Report September 2022

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

September 1, 2022

Biannual Report on Initiatives to Reduce Avoidable Emergency Room Utilization and Improve Health Outcomes in Medicaid

Second biannual report to provide an overview of HHSC’s efforts to coordinate with providers to identify and implement initiatives designed to reduce Medicaid recipients' use of emergency room services as a primary means of receiving health care benefits and HHSC’s efforts to encourage Medicaid providers to continue implementing effective interventions and best practices that were developed and achieved under the DSRIP program.

August 31, 2022

Study on High Behavioral and High Medical Needs in the Home and Community-Based Services (HCS) Waiver Program

This report defines the indicators for high behavioral needs and high medical needs for individuals who may require enhanced services and service coordination under the HCS Program. It also identifies the number of individuals with the highest behavioral and medical needs in the HCS Program.

Rider 4 Cost Comparison Report

The 2022-23 General Appropriations Act, Senate Bill 1, 87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021 (Article II, Health and Human Services Commission, Rider 4), directs the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) to prepare a report analyzing the costs of state- and federally-funded residential and non-residential services for people with intellectual disabilities and related conditions for which it is the Medicaid operating agency.