Reports and Presentations

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

December 1, 2022

All Texas Access Report FY 2022

All Texas Access is a legislatively mandated initiative that focuses on increasing access to mental health services in rural Texas communities. HHSC is collaborating with the rural-serving LMHA and LBHAs to focus on diverting more Texans with mental illness away from the criminal justice system and into treatment.

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 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

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.

August 23, 2022

Presentation to the Senate Health and Human Services Committee

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission Presentation to the Senate Health and Human Services Committee reviews the workforce issues in Long Term Care facilities.