Reports and Presentations
December 30, 2019
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
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
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.
November 25, 2019
This is a report on the Mental Health First Aid Program based on compiled information from the Local Mental Health Authorities. It includes the number people trained in Mental Health First Aid. This report is required by Health and Safety Code, Section 1001.205(b).
November 21, 2019
The Legislature directed HHSC to design and implement an acute care and long tern services and supports system for individuals with an intellectual and developmental disability (IDD). The 2019 annual report on the implementation of the IDD system redesign was coordinated between HHSC and the IDD System Redesign Advisory Committee.
October 24, 2019
The Office of the State Long-term Care Ombudsman (Office) is independent within HHSC. Long-term care ombudsmen regularly visit assisted living facilities (ALFs) and advocate for residents. This report describes ombudsman services in ALFs in state fiscal year 2018, including recommendations to ensure the highest quality of life and care for residents.
October 17, 2019
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
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 29, 2019
Texas Government Code Section 531.0999 added by Senate Bill (S.B.) 578, 85th Legislature, Regular Session, 2017, requires the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) to develop a comprehensive action plan to increase access to and availability of professional health services to prevent veteran suicides in Texas.
August 6, 2019
A review of restraints used in Home and Community-based Services (HCS), Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IID), and State Supported Living Centers (SSLC) is provided for fiscal year 2017 and trends from 2013 through 2017 are examined.