Reports and Presentations
December 16, 2020
The Interoperability for Texas: Powering Health 2020 report provides an in-depth overview of interoperability enhancements within the Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) agencies. The report outlines policy changes and builds upon plans previously discussed in the Interoperability for Texas: Powering Health 2018 report. Progress regarding interoperability of information technology systems continues to expand the exchange of electronic health information within Texas.
December 11, 2020
Annual report to provide an update to the Legislature on the implementation of the system redesign for individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability, as required by Texas Government Code, Chapter 534.
December 9, 2020
The Delivery of Health and Human Services to Young Texans report discusses services for children under six years of age a critical time of early development which impacts children’s long-term outcomes. The report updates the 2018 edition by highlighting a unified and collaborative approach to delivering services and improving the health of Texas children, including the delivery of these services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The 2020 version of the Telemedicine, Telehealth, and Home Telemonitoring Services in Texas Medicaid report provides client utilization and provider expenditure trends for these services for fiscal years (FY) 2018 and 2019.
December 4, 2020
This report is issued by the Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman to describe the program's activities, including complaint resolution on behalf of nursing and assisted living facility residents. It contains recommendations from the office regarding the rights, care and other issues related to residents.
December 1, 2020
The report presents the work of the Ombudsman for Children and Youth in Foster Care for FY2020.
November 23, 2020
This report was developed by the council members of the Policy Council for Children and Families to provide their recommendations on various policy issues to the Texas legislators.
November 16, 2020
MHFA is an evidence-based curriculum used to teach individuals how to help someone who may be developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Health and Safety Code, Section 1001.205(b) requires HHSC to report data on the number of persons trained in MHFA and a detailed accounting of expenditures.
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.
August 26, 2020
HHS has developed the Disability Services Action Plan to improve the system and delivery of services for Texans with physical, intellectual and developmental disabilities. The plan includes 27 recommendations under four initiatives: training and support, communication, policy and rules and system redesign.