Reports and Presentations
December 3, 2020
This report documents the number of youth formerly in foster care who do not renew their Medicaid and therefore do not maintain continuous health coverage until age 26 and includes recommendations to improve the rate of youth formerly in foster care who maintain continuous health care coverage.
The HB 4533 Spell of Illness Report focuses on the 30-day limitation on reimbursement for inpatient hospital care provided to Medicaid recipients enrolled in the STAR_PLUS Medicaid managed care program under 1 T.A.C. Section 354.1072(a)(1) and other applicable law.
December 2, 2020
The Statewide Behavioral Health Strategic Plan Progress Report for Fiscal Year 2020 is prepared by the Statewide Behavioral Health Coordinating Council and discusses fiscal year 2020 progress and successes related to implementation of the Statewide Behavioral Health Strategic Plan.
This report outlines the implementation of a pilot program to allow a pregnant woman enrolled in STAR to bring her children with her when using certain nonemergency medical transportation services.
This report documents improvements made to the 2-1-1 Texas Information and Referral Network system, including improvements to disaster response, system integration and effectiveness, data transparency, communication modalities, and specialized outreach. The improvements further modernize the statewide system of providing information and referrals to Texans in times of need, including disasters and other related events.
This report provides an inventory of programs in Texas that provide incentives for the purchase of eligible fruits or vegetables under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and offers recommendations on increasing the number and availability of such programs.
HHSC evaluated variation in service delivery to individuals with serious mental illness (SMI) by managed care organization (MCO).
December 1, 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 25, 2020
Texas statute requires an annual report on the activities of the Mental Health Program for Veterans. This report describes the program's activities for fiscal year 2020.
November 24, 2020
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.