Reports and Presentations

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

December 16, 2020

Interoperability for Texas: Powering Health 2020

The Interoperability for Texas: Powering Health 2020 report provides an in-depth overview of interoperability enhancements within the Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) agencies. The report outlines policy changes and builds upon plans previously discussed in the Interoperability for Texas: Powering Health 2018 report. Progress regarding interoperability of information technology systems continues to expand the exchange of electronic health information within Texas.

December 11, 2020

Implementation of Acute Care Services and Long-term Services and Supports System Redesign for Individuals with an Intellectual or Developmental Disability - 2020

Annual report to provide an update to the Legislature on the implementation of the system redesign for individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability, as required by Texas Government Code, Chapter 534.

December 9, 2020

Report on Delivery of Health and Human Services to Young Texans

The Delivery of Health and Human Services to Young Texans report discusses services for children under six years of age a critical time of early development which impacts children’s long-term outcomes. The report updates the 2018 edition by highlighting a unified and collaborative approach to delivering services and improving the health of Texas children, including the delivery of these services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

December 4, 2020

Office of the State Long-term Care Ombudsman: Ombudsman Annual Report SFY 2019

This report is issued by the Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman to describe the program's activities, including complaint resolution on behalf of nursing and assisted living facility residents. It contains recommendations from the office regarding the rights, care and other issues related to residents.

December 1, 2020

2020 Report of the Ombudsman for Children and Youth in Foster Care

The report presents the work of the Ombudsman for Children and Youth in Foster Care for FY2020.

November 24, 2020

Texas Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Advisory Council Recommendations to the 87th Texas Legislature

This report was created by the council members of the Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Advisory Council and includes recommendations to the Texas Legislature on various policy issues.

November 19, 2020

Texas Value-Based Payment and Quality Improvement Advisory Committee Recommendations to the 87th Texas Legislature

This is a biennial report consisting of various policy issues and recommendations written by the council members of the Value Based Payment and Quality Improvement Advisory Committee.

March 4, 2020

Senate Committee on Veteran Affairs and Border Security

This is an update/overview on Veteran Mental Health Services within HHSC.

December 9, 2019

2019 Report of the Ombudsman for Children and Youth in Foster Care

The report presents the work of the Ombudsman for Children and Youth in Foster Care for FY 2019.

October 24, 2019

Ombudsmen in Assisted Living Facilities SFY 2018

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.