Reports and Presentations

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

September 26, 2022

Plan for Chronic Kidney Disease Treatment

Kidney Health Care program and the Chronic Kidney Disease Task Force would like to post the attached State Plan for Chronic Kidney Disease Treatment on the HHS website in order to provide a link to stakeholders.

September 2, 2022

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

August 25, 2022

Generator Availability in Nursing Facilities and Assisted Living Facilities

Texas Health and Human Services Commission surveyed licensed assisted living facilities and nursing facilities to determine how many are equipped with an operational generator or comparable power source that can provide continuous electrical utility services during sever weather or emergencies. This report provides the results of that survey.

August 23, 2022

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.

July 28, 2022

State Supported Living Center Long Range Planning Report

Biennially, the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) presents a report to the public about the provision of services at state supported living centers (SSLCs). Through this report, HHSC fulfills the mandate to develop a long-range plan containing information and recommendations regarding the most efficient long-term use and management of these facilities, operated by HHSC, as required in the Texas Health and Safety Code (HSC), Title 7, Section 533a.032(c), Long Range Planning.

May 23, 2022

Quarterly IJ Summary Report October 2021 – December 2021

The following report presents information regarding all tags cited at the Immediate Jeopardy (IJ) level during licensing and certification surveys and complaint or incident investigations performed in nursing facilities during the fourth quarter of 2021 (10/01/2021 – 12/31/2021).

May 16, 2022

Housing Choice Plan

The Housing Choice Plan is a stakeholder-led roadmap for a statewide approach for addressing gaps in housing and support services in Texas.

May 12, 2022

Nursing Facility Change of Ownership Committee Recommendation Update Report

The report provides updates on the improvement process for reducing the time it takes for nursing facility providers undergoing a change of ownership (CHOW) to receive payment for services to Medicaid clients.

May 3, 2022

Presentation to the Senate Special Committee on Child Protective Services – Panel 1

This presentation covers HHSC's implementation activities regarding SB 11 (85R) and SB 1896 (87R).

March 18, 2022

Presentation to the House Human Services Committee

This presentation covers HHSC's Regulatory Authority with respect to Child-Placing Agencies and General Residential Operations. It also covers the licensure process, criminal background check requirements, regulatory oversight, complaint intake, and enforcement.