Reports and Presentations

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

November 21, 2019

Implementation of Acute Care Services and Long-term Services and Supports System Redesign for Individuals with an Intellectual or Developmental Disability - 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.

November 19, 2019

Mental Health Appropriations and the 1115 Texas Medicaid Transformation Waiver for Fiscal Year 2019

This report describes the amount of general revenue used by local mental health authorities in fiscal year 2019 to draw down additional federal funds through the 1115 Texas Medicaid Transformation Waiver.

October 31, 2019

Report on Medicaid Coverage for Former Foster Children - Rider 35

This report documents the number of youth formerly in foster care who do not renew their Medicaid and therefore do not maintain continuous health coverage until age 26 and includes recommendations to improve the rate of youth formerly in foster care who maintain continuous health care coverage.

September 9, 2019

Aging Texas Well Strategic Plan for the 2020-2021 Biennium

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.

April 2, 2019

Texas Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Advisory Council Recommendations to the 86th Texas Legislature

This report represents the considered input and views of the Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Advisory Council. The information contained in this document was discussed and voted upon at regularly scheduled meetings in accordance with the Texas Open Meetings Act.

February 8, 2019

House Appropriations Committee Article II HB1

HHSC Presentation on HB 1 to House Appropriations Committee Article II Subcommittee.

January 9, 2019

Consolidated Behavioral Health Schedule and Exceptional Item Review FY 2020-21

The Senate Finance Committee requested the SBHCC to coordinate BH exceptional Items for the 86th Legislature Regular Session 2019.