Reports and Presentations

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

November 30, 2022

Promoting Independence Plan 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. The goals of the 2022 PIP reflect several key areas essential to achieving this vision.

November 21, 2022

Community Resource Coordination Groups of Texas Report

The report provides information about the experiences of CRCGs in their efforts to provide a coordinated approach to service delivery for children, youth, adults, and families with multi-agency needs. This report also includes recommendations for policy and statutory changes at agencies that are involved in the provision of systems of care services and recommendations for the statewide expansion of sites participating in the Texas System of Care.

November 2, 2022

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 SFY 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. The report includes information and findings relating to the problems and concerns of residents and recommendations to solve the problems, resolve the concerns, and improve the quality of the residents’ care and lives.

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 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 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.