Reports and Presentations
December 9, 2019
The report presents the work of the Ombudsman for Children and Youth in Foster Care for FY 2019.
November 25, 2019
This is a report on the Mental Health First Aid Program based on compiled information from the Local Mental Health Authorities. It includes the number people trained in Mental Health First Aid. This report is required by Health and Safety Code, Section 1001.205(b).
October 24, 2019
The Office of the State Long-term Care Ombudsman (Office) is independent within HHSC. Long-term care ombudsmen regularly visit assisted living facilities (ALFs) and advocate for residents. This report describes ombudsman services in ALFs in state fiscal year 2018, including recommendations to ensure the highest quality of life and care for residents.
October 17, 2019
The Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman is independent within the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC). Long-term care ombudsmen regularly visit nursing and assisted living facilities to advocate for residents. This report describes ombudsman services in nursing and assisted living facilities in state fiscal years 2017-18, including recommendations to ensure the highest quality of life and care for residents.
September 9, 2019
The Aging Texas Well Strategic Plan for the 2020-2021 biennium is submitted in accordance with Executive Order RP-42 (Appendix A). The executive order established key mandates to direct the ATW initiative and state leaders on policy planning for older Texans. The executive order also instructs the Aging Texas Well Advisory Committee to guide and support state leadership on aging-related matters and requires Texas Health and Human Services Commission to develop a biennial working plan to identify and discuss aging policy issues, guide state government readiness, and promote increased community preparedness for the aging Texas population.
September 3, 2019
This report identifies the unit cost of each service, other than services related to community service volunteering and subsidized employment services, provided by an area agency on aging, as required by the Human Resources Code, Section 101A.107.
August 6, 2019
A review of restraints used in Home and Community-based Services (HCS), Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IID), and State Supported Living Centers (SSLC) is provided for fiscal year 2017 and trends from 2013 through 2017 are examined.
March 21, 2019
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.
January 24, 2019
January 15, 2019
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.