Reports and Presentations

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

October 17, 2019

Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Report State Fiscal Years 2017-2018

The Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman is independent within the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC). Long-term care ombudsmen regularly visit nursing and assisted living facilities to advocate for residents. This report describes ombudsman services in nursing and assisted living facilities in state fiscal years 2017-18, including recommendations to ensure the highest quality of life and care for residents.

September 9, 2019

Aging Texas Well Strategic Plan for the 2020-2021 Biennium

The Aging Texas Well Strategic Plan for the 2020-2021 biennium is submitted in accordance with Executive Order RP-42 (Appendix A). The executive order established key mandates to direct the ATW initiative and state leaders on policy planning for older Texans. The executive order also instructs the Aging Texas Well Advisory Committee to guide and support state leadership on aging-related matters and requires Texas Health and Human Services Commission to develop a biennial working plan to identify and discuss aging policy issues, guide state government readiness, and promote increased community preparedness for the aging Texas population.

August 23, 2019

2019 HHS Fact Book

The Fact Book provides key statistics on HHS budget requests for SFYs 2020-2021, historical and prospective demographic data for Texas as well as National and statewide comparisons with Texas, and programmatic information outlining key data for certain health and human services program benefits.

February 8, 2019

House Appropriations Committee Article II HB1

HHSC Presentation on HB 1 to House Appropriations Committee Article II Subcommittee.

January 14, 2019

State Supported Living Centers Obstacles to Community Referral and Transition FY2017

The State of Texas settlement agreement with the Department of Justice regarding 12 state supported living centers (SSLCs) and the intermediate care facility (ICF) component of the Rio Grande State Center (collectively the “SSLCs”) requires, in Section II.T.1.g., that each SSLC gather and analyze information related to identified obstacles to the movement of individuals to more integrated settings that are consistent with their needs and preferences.