Reports and Presentations
Note: These files are in PDF format unless otherwise noted.
March 1, 2021
This presentation provides an overview of HHSC program areas and topics relevant to the House Committee on Human Services. It includes information on agency preparation and response to the February 2021 winter storm and the agency's response to COVID-19.
February 24, 2021
This presentation provides an overview of HHS's mission, vision, organizational structure, and key functions. It covers key budget drivers and a summary of Senate Bill 1. It also summarizes the agency's exceptional item requests as well as caseload and cost growth trends.
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 6, 2021
Statute requires an adjusted final biennial plan on capacity following legislative action on appropriations for long-term care services for persons with an intellectual disability. The final plan is approved by HHSC and made available to the public.
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.