Reports and Presentations

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

March 4, 2021

Information Technology in Article II

This presentation provides an overview of HHS Information Technology, including the agency's 10-Year IT Modernization Plan.

COVID-19 and Mental and Behavioral Health

This presentation covers HHSC's response to COVID-19 in the areas of behavioral and mental health.

March 1, 2021

Presentation to the House Committee on Human Services

This presentation provides an overview of HHSC program areas and topics relevant to the House Committee on Human Services. It includes information on agency preparation and response to the February 2021 winter storm and the agency's response to COVID-19.

January 29, 2021

2020 Revised Texas Promoting Independence Plan

The Promoting Independence Plan reports on the status of the implementation of a plan to ensure appropriate care settings for persons with disabilities, and the provision of a system of services and supports that foster independence and productivity, including meaningful opportunities for a person with a disability to live in the most appropriate care setting.

January 25, 2021

Update on the Use of Psychotropic Medications for Children in Texas Foster Care: State Fiscal Years 2002-2019 Data Report

The Update provides FY 2002-2019 data on the use of psychotropic medications for children in Texas foster care based on Medicaid prescription and medical claims.

January 14, 2021

Behavioral Health Workforce Workgroup Report, 2020

The Strong Families, Supportive Communities: Moving Our Behavioral Health Workforce Forward Report summarizes the behavioral health workforce shortage in Texas. The report draws from six reports on the behavioral health workforce shortage from the past ten years and includes previous recommendations, progress toward implementation of those recommendations, factors contributing to non-implementation, and the next steps to implement those recommendations.

December 30, 2019

Coordinated Statewide Behavioral Health Expenditure Proposal Fiscal Year 2020

The Fiscal Year 2020 Coordinated Statewide Behavioral Health Expenditure Proposal provides information regarding $4.2 billion in behavioral health funding reported from Statewide Behavioral Health Coordinating Council member agencies and institutions of higher education (including Medicaid behavioral health funding).

December 10, 2019

Texas Statewide Behavioral Health Strategic Plan Progress Report for Fiscal Year 2019

The Texas Statewide Behavioral Health Strategic Plan Progress Report is submitted in compliance with the 2020-2021 General Appropriations Act, House Bill (H.B.) 1, 86th Legislature, Regular Session, 2019 (Article IX, Section 10.04(c)). The report is prepared by the Statewide Behavioral Health Coordinating Council (SBHCC) and discusses progress and successes related to implementation of the Statewide Behavioral Health Strategic Plan.

December 4, 2019

Report on the Community Mental Health Grant Program, 2019

The Report on Community Mental Health Grant Program presents information about the design of the program and initial outcome data generated during fiscal year 2019.

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.