Reports and Presentations

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

September 28, 2022

Joint Budget Hearing: Texas Health and Human Services Commission

The presentation covers HHSC’s Legislative Appropriations Request (LAR) for Fiscal Years 2024-2025. In includes an overview of the agency’s mission and vision, key functions, and organizational structure, as well as key budget drivers and Medicaid & CHIP caseloads. It also provides summaries of HHSC’s LAR and Exceptional Item Requests.

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 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.

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.

February 3, 2022

Outcomes of Non-Physician Mental Health Professionals

Texas Education Code, Subchapter E, Section 8.152 directs Local Mental Health Authorities/Local Behavioral Health Authorities to employ an NPMHP to serve as a mental health and substance use resource for school districts located in the region served by a regional Education Service Center (ESC) and in which the LMHA/LBHA provides services and requiring HHSC to submit an annual report on the outcomes for school districts and students resulting from the services provided by the non-physician mental health professionals.

December 30, 2019

Coordinated Statewide Behavioral Health Expenditure Proposal Fiscal Year 2020

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

Texas Statewide Behavioral Health Strategic Plan Progress Report for Fiscal Year 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 9, 2019

Annual Report on the High-Performance Bonus for the Administration of SNAP - October 2019

This report summarizes HHSC’s progress in implementing the nutrition education and outreach program and related activities that improve low-income consumers’ access to basic nutrition and healthy foods.

December 4, 2019

Alternatives to Abortion Report for Fiscal Year 2019

The 2019 Alternatives to Abortion Legislative Report includes: an introduction to the HHSC A2A program, the total number of A2A providers, total number of unduplicated clients served by each provider, a description of A2A outreach efforts by providers and HHSC, total expenditures by method of financing, total contract amounts by provider, and outcome measures included in contracts with providers.