Reports and Presentations

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

HB 4533 Spell of Illness Report

The HB 4533 Spell of Illness Report focuses on the 30-day limitation on reimbursement for inpatient hospital care provided to Medicaid recipients enrolled in the STAR_PLUS Medicaid managed care program under 1 T.A.C. Section 354.1072(a)(1) and other applicable law.

Texas Statewide Behavioral Health Strategic Plan Progress Report for Fiscal Year 2020

The Statewide Behavioral Health Strategic Plan Progress Report for Fiscal Year 2020 is prepared by the Statewide Behavioral Health Coordinating Council and discusses fiscal year 2020 progress and successes related to implementation of the Statewide Behavioral Health Strategic Plan.

Pilot Program for Providing Medical Transportation Services to Pregnant Women and New Mothers

This report outlines the implementation of a pilot program to allow a pregnant woman enrolled in STAR to bring her children with her when using certain nonemergency medical transportation services.

Report on 2-1-1 Texas Information and Referral Network Improvements

This report documents improvements made to the 2-1-1 Texas Information and Referral Network system, including improvements to disaster response, system integration and effectiveness, data transparency, communication modalities, and specialized outreach. The improvements further modernize the statewide system of providing information and referrals to Texans in times of need, including disasters and other related events.

Study on Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Fruit and Vegetable Incentive Programs in Texas

This report provides an inventory of programs in Texas that provide incentives for the purchase of eligible fruits or vegetables under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and offers recommendations on increasing the number and availability of such programs.

Evaluation of Managed Care Organization Services for Adults with Serious Mental Illness in STAR+PLUS

HHSC evaluated variation in service delivery to individuals with serious mental illness (SMI) by managed care organization (MCO).

All Texas Access Report, December 2020

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 the Mental Health Program for Veterans for Fiscal Year 2020

Texas statute requires an annual report on the activities of the Mental Health Program for Veterans. This report describes the program's activities for fiscal year 2020.

Provider Performance in the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment Program, Demonstration Years 7 and 8

To fulfill Rider 38, HHSC has analyzed Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment Program (DSRIP) data for demonstration years 7-8 and reported on outcomes achieved by DSRIP performing providers.

Texas Abstinence Sexual Education Contractor Compliance Report for Fiscal Year 2020

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, 2019 and September 30, 2020.