Reports and Presentations

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

April 26, 2021

External Quality Review Organization Summary of Activities Report for Contract Year 2019

This executive brief is an overview of the activities and findings from the state fiscal year (SFY) 2019 Summary of Activities (SOA) report meant to highlight the key findings from prior year EQRO activities.

March 3, 2021

Long-term Care Regulation Fiscal Year 2020 Annual Report

This report contains information pertaining to our regulation of nursing facilities and other long-term care providers. This report is a requirement of Texas Health and Safety Code, Chapter 242, §242.005.

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.

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 25, 2021

Update on the Use of Psychotropic Medications for Children in Texas Foster Care: State Fiscal Years 2002-2019 Data Report

The Update provides FY 2002-2019 data on the use of psychotropic medications for children in Texas foster care based on Medicaid prescription and medical claims.

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.

December 12, 2018

H.B. 216 Required Legislative Report on Boarding Homes, December 2018

Section 260.003 required the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) to develop and publish model standards for the operation of a boarding home facility and specifies that these standards must address elements such as construction, fire safety, sanitary conditions, reporting and investigation of injuries and incidents, staff education, and assessment of residents.

December 6, 2018

Rural Texas Pediatric Tele-Connectivity Resource Program 2018 Report

This report provides an overview of the collaborative efforts of HHSC and the stakeholder community in support of bridging the gap to pediatric specialty care through the use of telemedicine in rural Texas. It includes information on the establishment of a stakeholder workgroup, a pilot telemedicine project and the educational, technical and planning considerations involved with achieving positive outcomes and effecting meaningful knowledge transfer.

December 5, 2018

New Developments in Safeguarding Protected Health Information During 2018

HHSC's New Developments in Safeguarding Protected Health Information report including a summary of privacy related complaints filed by the public.

Texas Hospital Uncompensated Care Report, 2018

The report examines uncompensated care charges and costs from hospitals, uncompensated care costs by type of hospital, the funding available to offset uncompensated care costs, uncompensated care costs after funding, and the health care reform impact.