Reports and Presentations

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

December 7, 2021

Utilization Review in STAR+PLUS Managed Care Report for Fiscal Year 2021

This report provides findings and recommendations from the 2021 Utilization Review of the STAR+PLUS Managed Care program.

December 3, 2021

Aging Texas Well Strategic Plan for the 2022 - 2023 Biennium

The Aging Texas Well Strategic Plan for the 2022-2023 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.

November 30, 2021

Medicaid Behavioral Health in Lieu of Services Annual Report

HHSC must implement contract provisions allowing an MCO to offer their members certain medically appropriate, cost-effective, evidence-based services in lieu of mental health or substance use disorder services specified in the Medicaid State Plan. HHSC is also required to prepare and submit an annual report on the number of times during the preceding year a service from the list included in the contract is used.

November 19, 2021

Office of the State Long-term Care Ombudsman: Ombudsman Annual Report SFY 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.

October 25, 2021

Texas Mental Health Condition and Substance Use Disorder Parity Strategic Plan

The Mental Health Condition and Substance Use Disorder (MHCSUD) Parity Work Group is required to submit a progress report each even-numbered year on September 1st to the appropriate legislative committees and state agencies. The progress report must include findings, recommendations, and information on the development of the Strategic Plan.

October 12, 2021

Presentation to the House Committee on Human Services - Children Without Placement and Unaccompanied Children

This presentation encompasses details regarding HHSC involvement in the Children Without Placement issue.

Unaccompanied Children Presentation to the House Committee on Human Services

This presentation encompasses details regarding HHSC regulatory oversight of unaccompanied minor children.

October 5, 2021

Medically Dependent Children Program Monitoring Report - September 2021

Medically Dependent Children Program Monitoring Report is a legislatively required report containing, for the most recent state fiscal quarter, information and data related to access to care for Medicaid recipients receiving benefits under the Medically Dependent Children Program (MDCP) waiver program.

Presentation to the House Select Committee on Youth Health and Safety

Impact of COVID-19 on mental health needs of Texas children and effective treatment strategies.

October 1, 2021

Unit Cost for Services Report

The report clearly identifies the unit cost of each service, other than services related to community service volunteering and subsidized employment services, provided by an area agency on aging.