Reports and Presentations

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

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 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 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 6, 2022

Presentation to the House Insurance Committee

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

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