Reports and Presentations
Note: These files are in PDF format unless otherwise noted.
February 23, 2021
The Statewide Behavioral Health Coordinating Council coordinates behavioral health exceptional items for member agencies for the 87th Legislature, Regular Session 2021.
February 22, 2021
The presentation provides an overview of HHSC and the impact of Medicaid and CHIP, as well as an overview of federal funding for these two programs. Additionally, it covers key budget drivers for the agency, Medicaid & CHIP caseload and cost growth, and major category spending. Also addressed is the fiscal impact of COVID-19.
February 2, 2021
The Ernst & Young Phase IV Evaluation Report outlines the continuous improvement initiatives that have been implemented since 2018 in response to a significant increase in the number and complexity of procurements and contracts. The report also highlights a portfolio of 29 projects in which 22 were successfully completed, two are in progress and five that will require additional resources.
January 29, 2021
The Promoting Independence Plan reports on the status of the implementation of a plan to ensure appropriate care settings for persons with disabilities, and the provision of a system of services and supports that foster independence and productivity, including meaningful opportunities for a person with a disability to live in the most appropriate care setting.
January 14, 2021
The Strong Families, Supportive Communities: Moving Our Behavioral Health Workforce Forward Report summarizes the behavioral health workforce shortage in Texas. The report draws from six reports on the behavioral health workforce shortage from the past ten years and includes previous recommendations, progress toward implementation of those recommendations, factors contributing to non-implementation, and the next steps to implement those recommendations.
January 4, 2021
The report provides data on member access to providers in Medicaid managed care networks, and MCO compliance with contractual obligations related to provider access standards.
December 30, 2019
The Fiscal Year 2020 Coordinated Statewide Behavioral Health Expenditure Proposal provides information regarding $4.2 billion in behavioral health funding reported from Statewide Behavioral Health Coordinating Council member agencies and institutions of higher education (including Medicaid behavioral health funding).
December 10, 2019
The Texas Statewide Behavioral Health Strategic Plan Progress Report is submitted in compliance with the 2020-2021 General Appropriations Act, House Bill (H.B.) 1, 86th Legislature, Regular Session, 2019 (Article IX, Section 10.04(c)). The report is prepared by the Statewide Behavioral Health Coordinating Council (SBHCC) and discusses progress and successes related to implementation of the Statewide Behavioral Health Strategic Plan.
December 9, 2019
The report presents the work of the Ombudsman for Children and Youth in Foster Care for FY 2019.
December 4, 2019
The Report on Community Mental Health Grant Program presents information about the design of the program and initial outcome data generated during fiscal year 2019.