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.

Summary of Significant Audit Findings for Local Mental Health Authorities for Fiscal Year 2021

Texas Health and Safety Code, Section 534.068(f) requires HHSC to submit a report to the legislature that includes a summary of the significant findings identified during a review of fiscal audit activities.

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 23, 2022

Internal Audit Plan FY 2023 Revisions

The Internal Audit Plan is a list of the scheduled audits to be conducted in FY23 based on a business risk assessment focused on identifying and evaluating risks related to each major HHS activity and input from management. This addendum summarizes revisions made to the Internal Audit Plan for fiscal year 2023.

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.