Reports and Presentations

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

November 30, 2022

Pilot Program for Providing Medical Transportation to Pregnant Women and New Mothers - Pilot Results

HHSC must implement a pilot allowing a woman during and after pregnancy enrolled in STAR to bring another child with her when using nonemergency medical transportation (NEMT) services. The intent of the bill is to increase access to prenatal and postpartum health care services; reduce pregnancy-related complications; and decrease the rate of missed appointments by this population.

Promoting Independence Plan 2022

The Promoting Independence Plan is Texas' comprehensive response to the Supreme Court's 1999 Olmstead decision, but also outlines a vision and guiding principle for the Health and Human Services Commission to provide a system of holistic services and supports that foster independence and self-determination for people with disabilities so that they may be able to live fully integrated into their chosen communities. The goals of the 2022 PIP reflect several key areas essential to achieving this vision.

November 28, 2022

State Efforts to Address Maternal Depression, Mortality and Morbidity in Texas

This report provides a comprehensive overview of the Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) system’s strategies, programs, and initiatives to reduce maternal depression, mortality and morbidity.

STAR Kids Alternative Model Feasibility Report

This report includes research findings and stakeholder feedback regarding the provision of Medicaid benefits to children enrolled in the STAR Kids managed care program under an accountable care organization or alternative payment model.

November 23, 2022

Internal Audit Plan FY 2023 Revisions

The Internal Audit Plan is a list of the scheduled audits to be conducted in FY23 based on a business risk assessment focused on identifying and evaluating risks related to each major HHS activity and input from management. This addendum summarizes revisions made to the Internal Audit Plan for fiscal year 2023.

November 21, 2022

Community Resource Coordination Groups of Texas Report

The report provides information about the experiences of CRCGs in their efforts to provide a coordinated approach to service delivery for children, youth, adults, and families with multi-agency needs. This report also includes recommendations for policy and statutory changes at agencies that are involved in the provision of systems of care services and recommendations for the statewide expansion of sites participating in the Texas System of Care.

November 16, 2022

Medicaid Behavioral Health in-lieu-of Services Annual Report FY22

HHSC must implement contract provisions allowing an MCO to offer their members certain medically appropriate, cost-effective, evidence-based services in lieu of mental health or substance use disorder services specified in the Medicaid State Plan. HHSC is also required to prepare and submit an annual report on the number of times during the preceding year a service from the list included in the contract is used.

November 3, 2022

Internal Audit Annual Report Fiscal Year 2022

The Internal Audit Annual Report provides a summary of its 2022 activities which complies with the guidelines set forth by the State Auditor’s Office.

Texas Statewide Behavioral Health Strategic Plan 2022-2026

The Statewide Behavioral Health Coordinating Council has developed a new five-year behavioral health
strategic plan for fiscal years 2022 - 2026. This plan also includes a statewide, strategic approach to prevent and reduce justice involvement for those with behavioral health needs.

October 13, 2022

Consolidated Reporting of Opioid Use Disorder Related Expenditures for FY 2021

Rider 52 requires HHSC to submit a report that provides information about actual annual expenditures from the previous fiscal year for all opioid-related programs at HHSC, DFPS and DSHS.