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 14, 2022

Texas Brain Injury Advisory Council Report, FY 2022

Report provides legislative and non-legislative recommendations of the Texas Brain Injury Advisory Council. This report was prepared by members of the Texas Brain Injury Advisory Council. The opinions and recommendations expressed in this report are the members' own and do not reflect the views of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission Executive Council or the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.

Utilization Review in STAR+PLUS Managed Care Report for Fiscal Year 2022

This report provides findings and recommendations from the 2022 Utilization Review of the STAR+PLUS Managed Care program.

November 10, 2022

Funding Impacts of the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment Program Transition

This report summarizes the transition of directed payment programs from the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program. It also lists five recommendations for financial stability throughout the DSRIP transition.

November 3, 2022

Texas Statewide Behavioral Health Strategic Plan 2022-2026

The Statewide Behavioral Health Coordinating Council has developed a new five-year behavioral health
strategic plan for fiscal years 2022 - 2026. This plan also includes a statewide, strategic approach to prevent and reduce justice involvement for those with behavioral health needs.

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 4, 2022

Study on Dually Eligible Individuals Enrolled in Medicaid Managed Care Supplemental Legislative Report

The supplemental report builds on the information provided in the September 2022 Dually Eligible Individuals Enrolled in Medicaid Managed Care report and provides HHSC’s findings regarding the cost-effectiveness of transitioning Medicaid-only services for dually eligible people into Medicaid managed care and requiring cost-sharing for those services, considerations of the costs associated with the operational and systematic changes needed to implement the transition and a recommendation as to whether the transition and cost-sharing should be implemented.

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 29, 2022

Texas Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Advisory Council Recommendations to the 88th Texas Legislature

This biennial report was created by the council members of the Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Advisory Council and includes recommendations to the 88th Texas Legislature on various policy issues.

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.