Reports and Presentations

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

Telemedicine, Telehealth and Home Telemonitoring in Texas Medicaid - Fiscal Year 2022

This report is required biennially to discuss the effects of telemedicine, telehealth and home telemonitoring services on the Texas Medicaid program including number of providers using these services, geographic disposition of these providers, the number of patients treated, the types of services provided, and the cost of utilization.

All Texas Access Report - Fiscal Year 2022

All Texas Access is a legislatively directed initiative that focuses on increasing access to mental health services in rural Texas communities.

Promoting Independence Plan - December 2022

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.

Texas Policy Council for Children and Families Recommendations for Improving Services for Children with Disabilities - 2022

Report describing recommendations to improve services for children with disabilities prepared by the Policy Council for Children and Families

Office of the State Long-term Care Ombudsman: Ombudsman Annual Report - State Fiscal Year 2021-2022

This report is issued to inform the public of the work of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program on behalf of residents of nursing facilities and assisted living facilities.

Presentation to the House Select Health Care Reform Committee - 2022

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.

Joint Budget Hearing: Texas Health and Human Services Commission - 2022

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.

House Bill 4 87th Legislature Implementation Update - 2022

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

Opioid Misuse Prevention, Education, and Treatment - 2022

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

Presentation to the House Appropriations Committee - 2022

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