Reports and Presentations

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Medicaid Reimbursement for Supportive Palliative Care in Texas and Other States

Senate Bill (S.B.) 916, 86th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, 2019, authorizes the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) to conduct a study to assess potential improvements to a patient’s quality of care, health outcomes, and anticipated cost savings to the state from supporting the use of or providing Medicaid reimbursement to certain Medicaid recipients for supportive palliative care (SPC). The study must include an evaluation and comparison of other states that provide Medicaid reimbursement for SPC.1

Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome Advisory Council Report - 2022

The Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome Advisory Council (PANSAC) developed the 2022 Legislative Report, as required by House Bill 2783 (2019). This report was prepared by members of the PANSAC and approved by the Council on August 10, 2022.

Outcomes of Non-Physician Mental Health Professionals

Texas Education Code, Subchapter E, Section 8.152 directs Local Mental Health Authorities/Local Behavioral Health Authorities to employ an NPMHP to serve as a mental health and substance use resource for school districts located in the region served by a regional Education Service Center (ESC) and in which the LMHA/LBHA provides services and requiring HHSC to submit an annual report on the outcomes for school districts and students resulting from the services provided by the non-physician mental health professionals.

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.

Annual Report on the High-Performance Bonus for the Administration of SNAP - October 2019

This report summarizes HHSC’s progress in implementing the nutrition education and outreach program and related activities that improve low-income consumers’ access to basic nutrition and healthy foods.

Alternatives to Abortion Report for Fiscal Year 2019

The 2019 Alternatives to Abortion Legislative Report includes: an introduction to the HHSC A2A program, the total number of A2A providers, total number of unduplicated clients served by each provider, a description of A2A outreach efforts by providers and HHSC, total expenditures by method of financing, total contract amounts by provider, and outcome measures included in contracts with providers.

Texas Abstinence Sexual Education Contractor Compliance Report for Fiscal Year 2019

Annual contractor compliance report that provides updates regarding contract compliance and monitoring. The attached report details contract awards and monitoring activities conducted by program staff between October 1, 2018 and September 30, 2019.

Enterprise Data Governance Initiative – Rider 164 Annual Report - December 2019

Annual Rider 164 report for the Enterprise Data Governance Initiative reflecting actual expenditures, cost savings, and accomplishments implementing the Enterprise Data Governance project.

Children with Special Health Care Needs Client Services Data Report 2019

Report generates from the 86th Texas Legislative Session Rider 87.

Report on the Mental Health Program for Veterans for Fiscal Year 2019

The Report on the Mental Health Program for Veterans is submitted in compliance with the 2020-21 General Appropriations Act, House Bill (H.B.) 1, 86th Legislature, Regular Session, 2019 (Article II, Health and Human Services Commission [HHSC], Rider 59), and Health and Safety Code, Section 1001.224. The code and rider require a report describing the activities of the program in fiscal year 2019. The report is due to the Governor and Legislature by 12/1/19.