Reports and Presentations
November 30, 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 23, 2022
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
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 3, 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.
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
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.
October 10, 2022
Report on the efficacy and efficiency of step-down services in diverting people from the state mental health hospital inpatient system into the community.
The Rider 58 Report provides information about the adequacy and efficacy of existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (NSPL) infrastructure in Texas to determine state preparedness to comply with federal National Suicide Hotline Designation Act of 2020.
September 8, 2022
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 summary of the divisions 2023 activities complies with the guidelines set forth by the State Auditor’s Office.
May 19, 2022
This report provides information regarding $4.1 billion in behavioral health funding reported from SBHCC member agencies and institutions of higher education (including Medicaid behavioral health funding). The proposal links expenditures to strategies in the strategic plan to demonstrate how state appropriations will be used to further plan goals during fiscal year 2022. Strategic Plan goals, objectives, and strategies assist agencies and institutions of higher education with enhancing coordination, eliminating redundancy, and ensuring optimal service delivery.