Reports and Presentations

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

December 31, 2020

Quarterly Therapy Access Monitoring Report - December 2020

The eighth quarterly report with analysis of selected data related to pediatric acute care therapy services (including physical, occupational, and speech therapies) and assessment of impact on access to care.

December 16, 2020

Texas Medicaid and CHIP Reference Guide, Thirteenth Edition (Pink Book)

The Texas Medicaid and CHIP Reference Guide, also called the Pink Book, provides an overview of the Texas Medicaid and CHIP programs.

December 11, 2020

Implementation of Acute Care Services and Long-term Services and Supports System Redesign for Individuals with an Intellectual or Developmental Disability - 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

Report on Delivery of Health and Human Services to Young Texans

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.

Telemedicine, Telehealth, and Home Telemonitoring Services in Texas Medicaid, 2020

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 7, 2020

Utilization Review in STAR+PLUS Managed Care Report for Fiscal Year 2020

This report provides preliminary findings from the 2020 utilization review of the STAR+PLUS Managed Care program.

December 4, 2020

Utilization Review in STAR+PLUS Managed Care Supplemental Report for Fiscal Year 2019

This report provides findings and recommendations from the 2019 utilization review of the STAR+PLUS Managed Care program.

November 24, 2020

Texas Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Advisory Council Recommendations to the 87th Texas Legislature

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

Transition of Medically Dependent Children Program Waiver Recipients to STAR Kids 2020

This annual report builds on the previous annual report, submitted in December 2019, which provided outcomes related to transitioning children and young adults enrolled in the Medically Dependent Children Program (MDCP) into the STAR Kids capitated managed care program.

November 23, 2020

Texas Policy Council for Children and Families Recommendations for Improving Services for Children with Disabilities, 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.