Reports and Presentations

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

November 23, 2020

Texas Policy Council for Children and Families Recommendations for Improving Services for Children with Disabilities, 2020

This report was developed by the council members of the Policy Council for Children and Families to provide their recommendations on various policy issues to the Texas legislators.

November 19, 2020

Texas Value-Based Payment and Quality Improvement Advisory Committee Recommendations to the 87th Texas Legislature

This is a biennial report consisting of various policy issues and recommendations written by the council members of the Value Based Payment and Quality Improvement Advisory Committee.

November 16, 2020

Report on the Mental Health First Aid Program for Fiscal Year 2020

MHFA is an evidence-based curriculum used to teach individuals how to help someone who may be developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Health and Safety Code, Section 1001.205(b) requires HHSC to report data on the number of persons trained in MHFA and a detailed accounting of expenditures.

Community Resource Coordination Groups of Texas Biennial Report, 2020

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.

September 25, 2020

Veterans Recovery Pilot Program Evaluation Report

The report summarizes the efforts and plans to gather more information for the pilot program implementation. The report also includes information on the funds available in the Veterans Recovery Account.

August 26, 2020

Disability Services Action Plan

HHS has developed the Disability Services Action Plan to improve the system and delivery of services for Texans with physical, intellectual and developmental disabilities. The plan includes 27 recommendations under four initiatives: training and support, communication, policy and rules and system redesign.

July 23, 2020

Report of the Texas Autism Council - April 2019

The report of the Texas Autism Council is a statutorily required biannual report from the Texas Autism Council to the Executive Commissioner including recommendations to ensure that the needs of persons of all ages with autism spectrum disorder and their families are addressed and that all available resources are coordinated to meet those needs. Note: This is not an HHS document for branding purposes.

June 11, 2020

STAR Kids Managed Care Advisory Committee Annual Report (CY 2019)

The STAR Kids Managed Care Advisory Committee 2020 Annual Report was prepared to advise the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) on the establishment and implementation of the STAR Kids managed care program.

June 1, 2020

Suicide and Suicide Prevention in Texas

This is a summary report about suicide and suicide prevention in Texas. The report include statutes as well as state policies and programs regarding suicide and suicide prevention.

March 11, 2020

Joint Community Access and Forensic Services Annual Report - 2019

TAC, Title 25, Chapter 411, Subchapter A, requires the JCAFS to submit an annual report to the Health and Human Services Commission's Executive Commissioner. This report provides a summary of the JCAFS' fiscal year 2019 meetings, activities and recommendations.