Reports and Presentations
Note: These files are in PDF format unless otherwise noted.
December 5, 2022
The report details the current Independent Living Services model, limitations of the model, and recommendations to improve the current model in the future.
December 2, 2022
This report reviews the Medicare End-Stage Renal Disease Treatment Choices model, value-based purchasing models for dialysis services and innovative models of delivering services to persons with renal disease, alternatives to providing dialysis to persons under emergency Medicaid, and how other states have been able to modify implementation of their Medicaid program to increase options in providing dialysis.
Monthly report on the total hours the state EVV systems were unavailable, malfunctioning, or not accessible.
December 1, 2022
All Texas Access is a legislatively directed initiative that focuses on increasing access to mental health services in rural Texas communities. HHSC is collaborating with the rural-serving local mental health authorities (LMHAs) and local behavioral health authorities (LBHAs) to focus on diverting more Texans with mental illness away from the criminal justice system and into treatment.
This report discusses regional plans from groups of local LMHAs and LBHAs serving counties with a population of 250,000 or less. These plans are designed to increase the capacity of LMHAs and LBHAs in providing access to mental health services while reducing the cost associated with various metrics.
Report on evaluation of the feasibility, cost-effectiveness, and impact on Medicaid recipients of providing benefits and services through the managed care model that are not currently provided through that model.
November 30, 2022
The Statewide Behavioral Health Strategic Plan Progress Report for Fiscal Year 2022 is prepared by the Statewide Behavioral Health Coordinating Council and discusses fiscal year 2022 progress and successes related to implementation of the Statewide Behavioral Health Strategic Plan.
The Promoting Independence Plan is Texas' comprehensive response to the Supreme Court's 1999 Olmstead decision, but also outlines a vision and guiding principle for the Health and Human Services Commission to provide a system of holistic services and supports that foster independence and self-determination for people with disabilities so that they may be able to live fully integrated into their chosen communities. The goals of the 2022 PIP reflect several key areas essential to achieving this vision.
November 29, 2022
Evaluation of CMS’s InCK model and whether it would benefit children in Texas, including children enrolled in STAR Health.
November 28, 2022
This report provides a comprehensive overview of the Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) system’s strategies, programs, and initiatives to reduce maternal depression, mortality and morbidity.
The Texas Cares program was created to improve accessibility to prescription drugs for Texans who are unable to access medication through insurance or other health care coverage. The annual report shows the program activities including evaluating implementation, researching population needs, and understanding the landscape of available resources in order to create a successful pharmacy benefit program.