Reports and Presentations
December 1, 2022
All Texas Access is a legislatively mandated initiative that focuses on increasing access to mental health services in rural Texas communities. HHSC is collaborating with the rural-serving LMHA and LBHAs to focus on diverting more Texans with mental illness away from the criminal justice system and into treatment.
November 30, 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 10, 2022
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
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
Report describing recommendations to improve services for children with disabilities prepared by the Policy Council for Children and Families
October 3, 2022
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 28, 2022
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 13, 2022
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
This presentation covers data on opioid overdoses as well as mitigation strategies regarding opioid abuse including: prevention, intervention, and treatment.
September 8, 2022
Medicaid program and finance overview, End of Public Health Emergency strategy, HB133 implementation update, and overview of the Alternatives to Abortion program.