Reports and Presentations

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

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.

March 31, 2022

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

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.

December 2, 2020

Rural Texas Pediatric Tele-Connectivity Resource Program 2020 Report

This report provides an update on implementation of the Pediatric Tele-Connectivity Resource Program for Rural Texas, stakeholder response to the new resource program, the related telemedicine pilot project, HHSC’s next steps, and an update on the telemedicine landscape from the rural healthcare provider perspective.

December 6, 2018

Rural Texas Pediatric Tele-Connectivity Resource Program 2018 Report

This report provides an overview of the collaborative efforts of HHSC and the stakeholder community in support of bridging the gap to pediatric specialty care through the use of telemedicine in rural Texas. It includes information on the establishment of a stakeholder workgroup, a pilot telemedicine project and the educational, technical and planning considerations involved with achieving positive outcomes and effecting meaningful knowledge transfer.