Reports and Presentations

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

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 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 14, 2022

Utilization Review in STAR+PLUS Managed Care Report for Fiscal Year 2022

This report provides findings and recommendations from the 2022 Utilization Review of the STAR+PLUS Managed Care program.

November 10, 2022

Funding Impacts of the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment Program Transition

This report summarizes the transition of directed payment programs from the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program. It also lists five recommendations for financial stability throughout the DSRIP transition.

November 3, 2022

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.

November 2, 2022

Office of the State Long-term Care Ombudsman: Ombudsman Annual Report SFY 2021-2022

This report is issued to inform the public of the work of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program on behalf of residents of nursing facilities and assisted living facilities. The report includes information and findings relating to the problems and concerns of residents and recommendations to solve the problems, resolve the concerns, and improve the quality of the residents’ care and lives.

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.

October 10, 2022

Report on Next Steps - A Study on State Hospital Step-Down Services - Rider 57

Report on the efficacy and efficiency of step-down services in diverting people from the state mental health hospital inpatient system into the community.