Reports and Presentations

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

December 2, 2020

Rural Texas Pediatric Tele-Connectivity Resource Program 2020 Report

This report provides an update on implementation of the Pediatric Tele-Connectivity Resource Program for Rural Texas, stakeholder response to the new resource program, the related telemedicine pilot project, HHSC’s next steps, and an update on the telemedicine landscape from the rural healthcare provider perspective.

December 1, 2020

Report on the Community Mental Health Grant Program, 2020

The report complies with Section 531.0991(k) and evaluates the success of the community mental health matching grant program.

All Texas Access Report, December 2020

This report discusses regional plans from groups of Local Mental Health Authorities and Local Behavioral Health Authorities (LMHA/LBHAs) serving counties with a population of 250,000 or less. These plans are designed to increase the capacity of LMHA/LBHA in providing access to mental health services while reducing the cost associated with various metrics.

November 24, 2020

Texas Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Advisory Council Recommendations to the 87th Texas Legislature

This report was created by the council members of the Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Advisory Council and includes recommendations to the Texas Legislature on various policy issues.

Report on the Healthy Community Collaboratives 2020

This report addresses requirements in Health and Safety Code §614.013 and §614.017. Health and Safety Code §614.013 and §614.017 requires HHSC to submit a report to the Legislative Budget Board no later than September 1 of each fiscal year its efforts to facilitate the exchange of information between agencies. The report must include but is not limited to: the manner in which information is exchanged between agencies, the frequency with which information is exchanged, the type of information most frequently exchanged, and the agencies most frequently involved in the exchange of information. 

November 23, 2020

Mental Health Appropriations and the 1115 Texas Medicaid Transformation Waiver for Fiscal Year 2020

This report describes the amount of general revenue used by local mental health authorities in fiscal year 2020 to draw down additional federal funds through the 1115 Texas Medicaid Transformation Waiver. 

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

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.

October 30, 2020

Semi-annual Reporting of Waiting Lists for Mental Health Services, October 2020

This report gives information on mental health waiting lists during the first two quarters of fiscal year 2020.