Reports and Presentations

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

September 23, 2022

Dually Eligible Individuals Enrolled in Medicaid Managed Care

Describes the study HHSC conducted on the current Medicare cost-sharing requirements for dually eligible people and the programmatic impacts from transitioning Medicaid-only services into managed care and charging cost-sharing for those services.

September 13, 2022

House Bill 4 87th Legislature Implementation Update

This presentation provides an update on the implementation of House Bill 4 related to the provision and delivery of telemedicine and telehealth services.

September 9, 2022

Social Services Block Grant Pre-Expenditure Report and Intended Use Plan

This report reflects how funds received for the 2022 Title XX block grant program year may be used and explains how Title XX social services may be provided. The program year for the Title XX SSBG in Texas is the federal fiscal year, October 1, 2022 through September 30, 2023.

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.

Medicaid Reimbursement for Supportive Palliative Care in Texas and Other States

Senate Bill (S.B.) 916, 86th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, 2019, authorizes the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) to conduct a study to assess potential improvements to a patient’s quality of care, health outcomes, and anticipated cost savings to the state from supporting the use of or providing Medicaid reimbursement to certain Medicaid recipients for supportive palliative care (SPC). The study must include an evaluation and comparison of other states that provide Medicaid reimbursement for SPC.1

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

Interoperability Needs and Technology Readiness of Behavioral Health Service Providers

This report details the implementation of Senate Bill 640, 87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021, which requires HHSC to conduct a study to assess the interoperability needs and technology readiness of behavioral health providers in Texas.