Reports and Presentations

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

December 2, 2019

Update on 1115 Waiver to the Senate Commitee on Health and Human Services

Provides an update to the Senate Health and Humans Services Committee on The Texas Healthcare Transformation and Quality Improvement Program Section 1115 Demonstration Waiver, including the DSRIP Transition Plan, and the Healthy Texas Women Section 1115 Demonstration Waiver.

November 6, 2019

Presentation to House Committee on Human Services - Update on 1115 Demonstration Waiver

 Provides an update on the 1115 Demonstration Waiver programs, including Uncompensated Care (UC) and Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program.

October 24, 2019

Ombudsmen in Assisted Living Facilities SFY 2018

The Office of the State Long-term Care Ombudsman (Office) is independent within HHSC. Long-term care ombudsmen regularly visit assisted living facilities (ALFs) and advocate for residents. This report describes ombudsman services in ALFs in state fiscal year 2018, including recommendations to ensure the highest quality of life and care for residents.

October 17, 2019

Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Report State Fiscal Years 2017-2018

The Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman is independent within the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC). Long-term care ombudsmen regularly visit nursing and assisted living facilities to advocate for residents. This report describes ombudsman services in nursing and assisted living facilities in state fiscal years 2017-18, including recommendations to ensure the highest quality of life and care for residents.

September 25, 2019

Presentation to the Senate Select Committee on Mass Violence Prevention & Community Safety

This is an overview of Disaster Behavioral Health services, prevention efforts, early intervention efforts, disaster response, and resources.

September 9, 2019

Aging Texas Well Strategic Plan for the 2020-2021 Biennium

The Aging Texas Well Strategic Plan for the 2020-2021 biennium is submitted in accordance with Executive Order RP-42 (Appendix A). The executive order established key mandates to direct the ATW initiative and state leaders on policy planning for older Texans. The executive order also instructs the Aging Texas Well Advisory Committee to guide and support state leadership on aging-related matters and requires Texas Health and Human Services Commission to develop a biennial working plan to identify and discuss aging policy issues, guide state government readiness, and promote increased community preparedness for the aging Texas population.

August 6, 2019

Long Term Care Regulatory Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Report

This report contains information pertaining to our regulation of nursing facilities and other long-term care providers. This report is a requirement of Texas Health and Safety Code, Chapter 242, §242.005.

July 11, 2019

Presentation to Joint House Committees on Homeland Security & Public Safety and International Relations

This is a presentation to the House Committees on Homeland Security & Public Safety and International Relations & Economic Development relating to state regulation of facilities serving unaccompanied minors.

December 12, 2018

H.B. 216 Required Legislative Report on Boarding Homes, December 2018

Section 260.003 required the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) to develop and publish model standards for the operation of a boarding home facility and specifies that these standards must address elements such as construction, fire safety, sanitary conditions, reporting and investigation of injuries and incidents, staff education, and assessment of residents.

November 27, 2018

Aging Texas Well Advisory Committee Report on S.B. 1693 to Texas Legislature

S.B. 1693 instructs the Aging Texas Well Advisory Committee to assess and make recommendations on the appropriate level of independent living services needed for older Texans with visual impairment.