Reports and Presentations

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

October 3, 2022

Maternal Depression Strategic Plan Update for FY21-25 - FY 2022 Update

As required by Section 32.046, Texas Health and Safety Code, this report contains the fiscal year 2022 update on a five-year strategic plan to improve access to maternal depression screening, referral, treatment, and support services. This year’s plan also includes reporting on the prevalence, screening, and treatment of postpartum depression, as required by the 2022-23 General Appropriations Act, Senate Bill 1, 87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021 (Article II, HHSC, Rider 71).

Presentation to the House Select Health Care Reform Committee

Study ways to improve outreach to families with children who are eligible for, but not enrolled in, Medicaid or CHIP, including children in rural areas.

September 30, 2022

Implementation of Acute Care Services and Long-term Services and Supports System Redesign for Individuals with an Intellectual or Developmental Disability FY 2022

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 2022 annual report provides an update to the Legislature on the implementation of the IDD system redesign.

September 29, 2022

Medically Dependent Children Program Monitoring Report - September 2022

Medically Dependent Children Program Monitoring Report is a legislatively required report containing, for the most recent state fiscal quarter, information and data related to access to care for Medicaid recipients receiving benefits under the Medically Dependent Children Program (MDCP) waiver program.

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 23, 2022

Dually Eligible Individuals Enrolled in Medicaid Managed Care

Describes the study HHSC conducted on the current Medicare cost-sharing requirements for dually eligible people and the programmatic impacts from transitioning Medicaid-only services into managed care and charging cost-sharing for those services.

September 13, 2022

House Bill 4 87th Legislature Implementation Update

This presentation provides an update on the implementation of House Bill 4 related to the provision and delivery of telemedicine and telehealth services.

September 7, 2022

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency Reporting

Report on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) relief funding healthcare providers and institutions have received.

September 2, 2022

Report on the Continuity of Care for Women Aging Out of CHIP and Medicaid

This report provides information on the number of individuals aging out of Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) who are able to maintain coverage under another Medicaid program, including Healthy Texas Women (HTW), through the agency’s administrative renewal process. It also includes recommendations to improve connecting individuals aging out of Medicaid or CHIP to enrollment in HTW.

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