Reports and Presentations

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

January 2, 2023

Interoperability for Texas: Powering Health FY 2022

The Interoperability for Texas: Powering Health 2022 report provides an in-depth overview of interoperability enhancements within the Texas Health and Human Services agencies. The report notes federal and state changes affecting interoperability and builds upon plans previously discussed in the Interoperability for Texas: Powering Health 2020 report. Progress regarding interoperability of information technology systems continues to expand the exchange of electronic health information within Texas.

December 30, 2022

Capitation Rate Setting Strategy Used to Cover Long-Term Services and Supports Provided to Recipients Under the STAR+PLUS Medicaid Managed Care Program Report

A study to assess the impact of revising the capitation rate setting strategy used to cover long-term care services and supports provided to members enrolled in the STAR+PLUS Medicaid managed care program, from a strategy based on the setting in which services are provided to a strategy based on a blended rate across settings.

December 28, 2022

Report on Medicaid Managed Care Provider Network Adequacy FY 2022

This report provides information about Medicaid managed care provider network contract requirements and HHSC efforts to monitor Medicaid managed care provider networks.

Texas Medicaid and CHIP Reference Guide, Fourteenth 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 27, 2022

Medicaid Waiver Interest List Feasibility Study Legislative Report FY 2022

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) assessed the feasibility of creating an online portal for individuals to both request and check placement on a Medicaid waiver program interest list. Through this study, HHSC determined the most cost-effective automated method for determining the level of need of an individual seeking services.

December 21, 2022

Nursing Facility Change of Ownership Committee Recommendation Update Report

This report provides updates on the improvement process for reducing the time it takes for nursing facility providers undergoing a change of ownership (CHOW) to receive payment for services to Medicaid clients.

December 1, 2022

Report of the Ombudsman for Children and Youth Foster Care

The report presents the work of the Ombudsman for Children and Youth in Foster Care for FY2022.

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.