Reports and Presentations

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

Texas Medicaid and CHIP Reference Guide - Fourteenth Edition (Pink Book) - 2022

The Texas Medicaid and CHIP Reference Guide, also called the Pink Book, provides an overview of the Texas Medicaid and CHIP programs.

Feasibility of Creating an Online Portal for the Medicaid Waiver Interest List - January 2023

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.

Nursing Facility Change of Ownership Committee Recommendation Update Report - December 2022

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

Rural Texas Pediatric Tele-Connectivity Resource Program Report - Fiscal Year 2022

This third biennial submission of the Pediatric Tele-Connectivity Resource Program for Rural Texas (Pedi Tele-Conn Program) report includes updated and new information (since the December 2020 report) on grants awarded to nonurban healthcare facilities to implement telemedicine services that connect these facilities to pediatric specialists and pediatric subspecialists who provide telemedicine services.

Report of the Ombudsman for Children and Youth Foster Care - Fiscal Year 2022

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

Texas Brain Injury Advisory Council Report - Fiscal Year 2022

Report provides legislative and non-legislative recommendations of the Texas Brain Injury Advisory Council.

Utilization Review in STAR+PLUS Managed Care Report - Fiscal Year 2022

This report provides findings and recommendations from the 2022 Utilization Review of the STAR+PLUS Managed Care program.

Funding Impacts of the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment Program Transition - 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.

Texas Statewide Behavioral Health Strategic Plan - 2022-2026

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.

Office of the State Long-term Care Ombudsman: Ombudsman Annual Report - State Fiscal Year 2021-2022

This report is issued to inform the public of the work of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program on behalf of residents of nursing facilities and assisted living facilities.