Reports and Presentations

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

March 19, 2021

Texas Social Services Block Grant Intended Use Report FY 2020

This report outlines how funding is appropriated to state agencies to meet specific social service needs for certain low income and at-risk populations through the Texas Title XX Social Services Block Grant.

March 2, 2021

Presentation to the House Appropriations Committee, Article II Subcommittee on Procurement and Contracting

This presentation covers HHSC's procurement and contracting reform activities, including current and future improvement efforts. It also addresses the agency's response to a January 2021 report by the State Auditor's office.

March 1, 2021

Presentation to the House Committee on Human Services

This presentation provides an overview of HHSC program areas and topics relevant to the House Committee on Human Services. It includes information on agency preparation and response to the February 2021 winter storm and the agency's response to COVID-19.

Presentation to the House Appropriations Committee, Article II Subcommittee

The presentation provides an overview of HHSC, including the agency's mission and vision, organizational structure, and key functions. It also covers the agency's Fiscal Year 2020-2021 update as well as a summary of House Bill 1 and the agency's exceptional item requests.

February 24, 2021

Presentation to the Senate Finance Committee

This presentation provides an overview of HHS's mission, vision, organizational structure, and key functions. It covers key budget drivers and a summary of Senate Bill 1. It also summarizes the agency's exceptional item requests as well as caseload and cost growth trends.

January 29, 2021

2020 Revised Texas Promoting Independence Plan

The Promoting Independence Plan reports on the status of the implementation of a plan to ensure appropriate care settings for persons with disabilities, and the provision of a system of services and supports that foster independence and productivity, including meaningful opportunities for a person with a disability to live in the most appropriate care setting.

January 6, 2021

Final Long-Term Care Plan for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities and Related Conditions

Statute requires an adjusted final biennial plan on capacity following legislative action on appropriations for long-term care services for persons with an intellectual disability. The final plan is approved by HHSC and made available to the public.

November 26, 2019

Annual Report on Quality Measures and Value Based Payments 2019

This second report describes HHSC Value-Based Care Strategy Background, Managed Care Value-Based Payments Programs, The 1115 Healthcare Transformation Waiver, specifically the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment Program, The Directed-Payment Programs, Trends in Key Quality Measures, HIV Viral Suppression and the number of individuals who relocated to a community setting.

October 24, 2019

Ombudsmen in Assisted Living Facilities SFY 2018

The Office of the State Long-term Care Ombudsman (Office) is independent within HHSC. Long-term care ombudsmen regularly visit assisted living facilities (ALFs) and advocate for residents. This report describes ombudsman services in ALFs in state fiscal year 2018, including recommendations to ensure the highest quality of life and care for residents.

October 17, 2019

Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Report State Fiscal Years 2017-2018

The Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman is independent within the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC). Long-term care ombudsmen regularly visit nursing and assisted living facilities to advocate for residents. This report describes ombudsman services in nursing and assisted living facilities in state fiscal years 2017-18, including recommendations to ensure the highest quality of life and care for residents.