Reports and Presentations
Texas Government Code Section 531.0999 added by Senate Bill (S.B.) 578, 85th Legislature, Regular Session, 2017, requires the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) to develop a comprehensive action plan to increase access to and availability of professional health services to prevent veteran suicides in Texas.
The 2019 Rider 207 report details the agency’s latest data on the direct care workforce and related topics, provides status updates on strategies that were mentioned in the 2018 report, and discusses additional potential strategies that were not mentioned in the 2018 report.
Provides information on the State Opioid Response grant received from SAMHSA and the implementation and goals of these funds through the Texas Targeted Opioid Response program.
The report summarizes the exchange of information between agencies to support continuity of care services for individuals with mental illness involved in the criminal justice system; and supplement local post-booking jail diversion activities.
The report provides an evaluation of Medicaid funding initiatives for rural inpatient and outpatient hospital services, including the percentage of estimated allowable hospital cost reimbursed by payments for services provided to managed care clients; the percentage of wrongful denials; the average wait time for final payment; and any remedies taken to improve compliance of vendors.
TAC, Title 25, Chapter 411, Subchapter A, requires the JCAFS to submit an annual report to the Health and Human Services Commission's Executive Commissioner. This report provides a summary of the JCAFS' fiscal year 2018 meetings, activities and recommendations.
HHSC is required to develop measurements of community integration outcomes, which may include measures of opportunity (objective and subjective), community participation, community, well-being, and recovery, for the STAR+PLUS and STAR Kids Programs.
This report examines the frequency of pregnancy-related depression among women with a Medicaid-paid delivery, the frequency of pregnancy-related depression screening by Medicaid and Women's Health providers, the utilization of services and onset of treatment for pregnancy-related depression, and Medicaid costs during fiscal year 2016.
This second biennial report provides an update on HHS agencies’ progress on interoperability regarding its information systems that exchange protected health information within and across HHS agencies, and between HHS agencies and healthcare providers. The 2018 report builds on the initial 2016 report regarding progress and plans to improve interoperability in the state and within HHS.