Reports and Presentations
August 29, 2019
Texas Government Code Section 531.0999 added by Senate Bill (S.B.) 578, 85th Legislature, Regular Session, 2017, requires the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) to develop a comprehensive action plan to increase access to and availability of professional health services to prevent veteran suicides in Texas.
The 2019 Rider 207 report details the agency’s latest data on the direct care workforce and related topics, provides status updates on strategies that were mentioned in the 2018 report, and discusses additional potential strategies that were not mentioned in the 2018 report.
August 28, 2019
Provides information on the State Opioid Response grant received from SAMHSA and the implementation and goals of these funds through the Texas Targeted Opioid Response program.
August 22, 2019
The report summarizes the exchange of information between agencies to support continuity of care services for individuals with mental illness involved in the criminal justice system; and supplement local post-booking jail diversion activities.
July 31, 2019
The report provides an evaluation of Medicaid funding initiatives for rural inpatient and outpatient hospital services, including the percentage of estimated allowable hospital cost reimbursed by payments for services provided to managed care clients; the percentage of wrongful denials; the average wait time for final payment; and any remedies taken to improve compliance of vendors.
June 12, 2019
This annual report to HHSC Executive Commissioner authored by the STAR Kids Advisory Committee outlines identified issues and recommendations for improvements to the STAR Kids Medicaid managed care program.
April 29, 2019
This report summarizes EQRO activities for FY 2018, September 1, 2017, through August 31, 2018. EQRO activities include performance measurement, performance improvement project validation, encounter data validation, member and provider surveys, and focused studies.
March 4, 2019
HHSC is required to develop measurements of community integration outcomes, which may include measures of opportunity (objective and subjective), community participation, community, well-being, and recovery, for the STAR+PLUS and STAR Kids Programs.
February 4, 2019
This report examines the frequency of pregnancy-related depression among women with a Medicaid-paid delivery, the frequency of pregnancy-related depression screening by Medicaid and Women's Health providers, the utilization of services and onset of treatment for pregnancy-related depression, and Medicaid costs during fiscal year 2016.
January 14, 2019
This report provides the the estimated fair market rental value of housing supplied by the agency and the amount of revenue recovered during fiscal year 2018.