Reports and Presentations

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

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 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.

STAR Health Psychiatric Rate Evaluation

This evaluation of rate methodology and payment rates for psychiatric services provided to children enrolled in the State of Texas Access Reform (STAR) Health program is submitted according to the 2022-23 General Appropriations Act, Senate Bill 1, 87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021 (Article II, Health and Human Services Commission, Rider 32).