Reports and Presentations

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

October 3, 2022

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 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 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 9, 2022

Opioid Misuse Prevention, Education, and Treatment

This presentation covers data on opioid overdoses as well as mitigation strategies regarding opioid abuse including: prevention, intervention, and treatment.

September 8, 2022

Presentation to the House Appropriations Committee

Medicaid program and finance overview, End of Public Health Emergency strategy, HB133 implementation update, and overview of the Alternatives to Abortion program.

September 6, 2022

Presentation to the House Insurance Committee

This presentation provides an implementation update on bills related to freestanding emergency centers.

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