Reports and Presentations
This report reviews the Medicare End-Stage Renal Disease Treatment Choices model, value-based purchasing models for dialysis services and innovative models of delivering services to persons with renal disease, alternatives to providing dialysis to persons under emergency Medicaid, and how other states have been able to modify implementation of their Medicaid program to increase options in providing dialysis.
MHFA is an evidence-based curriculum used to teach individuals how to help someone who may be developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Health and Safety Code, Section 1001.205(b) requires HHSC to report data on the number of persons trained in MHFA and a detailed accounting of expenditures.
This report describes HHSC Value-based Care Strategy and Managed Care Value-Based Payment Programs, Quality Improvement Programs, Trends in Quality Measures, MCO Performance Indicator Dashboard, HIV Viral Suppression, Relocation to a Community-Based Setting and Statewide Initiatives to Improve Maternal Health Care.
Monthly report on the total hours the state EVV systems were unavailable, malfunctioning, or not accessible.
The report presents the work of the Ombudsman for Children and Youth in Foster Care for FY2022.
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 evaluation of the feasibility, cost-effectiveness, and impact on Medicaid recipients of providing benefits and services through the managed care model that are not currently provided through that model.
The Statewide Behavioral Health Strategic Plan Progress Report for Fiscal Year 2022 is prepared by the Statewide Behavioral Health Coordinating Council and discusses fiscal year 2022 progress and successes related to implementation of the Statewide Behavioral Health Strategic Plan.
HHSC must implement a pilot allowing a woman during and after pregnancy enrolled in STAR to bring another child with her when using nonemergency medical transportation (NEMT) services. The intent of the bill is to increase access to prenatal and postpartum health care services; reduce pregnancy-related complications; and decrease the rate of missed appointments by this population.
The Promoting Independence Plan is Texas' comprehensive response to the Supreme Court's 1999 Olmstead decision, but also outlines a vision and guiding principle for the Health and Human Services Commission to provide a system of holistic services and supports that foster independence and self-determination for people with disabilities so that they may be able to live fully integrated into their chosen communities. The goals of the 2022 PIP reflect several key areas essential to achieving this vision.