Reports and Presentations
December 16, 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
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
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 7, 2020
This report provides preliminary findings from the 2020 utilization review of the STAR+PLUS Managed Care program.
December 4, 2020
This report provides findings and recommendations from the 2019 utilization review of the STAR+PLUS Managed Care program.
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
The report presents the work of the Ombudsman for Children and Youth in Foster Care for FY2020.
November 24, 2020
This annual report builds on the previous annual report, submitted in December 2019, which provided outcomes related to transitioning children and young adults enrolled in the Medically Dependent Children Program (MDCP) into the STAR Kids capitated managed care program.
September 11, 2020
The Internal Audit Plan is a list of the scheduled audits to be conducted in FY21 based on a business risk assessment focused on identifying and evaluating risks related to each major HHS activity and input from management. This summary of the division's 2021 activities complies with the guidelines set forth by the State Auditor’s Office.
August 26, 2020
HHS has developed the Disability Services Action Plan to improve the system and delivery of services for Texans with physical, intellectual and developmental disabilities. The plan includes 27 recommendations under four initiatives: training and support, communication, policy and rules and system redesign.