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 7, 2020

Utilization Review in STAR+PLUS Managed Care Report for Fiscal Year 2020

This report provides preliminary findings from the 2020 utilization review of the STAR+PLUS Managed Care program.

December 4, 2020

Utilization Review in STAR+PLUS Managed Care Supplemental Report for Fiscal Year 2019

This report provides findings and recommendations from the 2019 utilization review of the STAR+PLUS Managed Care program.

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

Transition of Medically Dependent Children Program Waiver Recipients to STAR Kids 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.

November 16, 2020

Report on the Mental Health First Aid Program for Fiscal Year 2020

MHFA is an evidence-based curriculum used to teach individuals how to help someone who may be developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Health and Safety Code, Section 1001.205(b) requires HHSC to report data on the number of persons trained in MHFA and a detailed accounting of expenditures.

Community Resource Coordination Groups of Texas Biennial Report, 2020

The report provides information about the experiences of CRCGs in their efforts to provide a coordinated approach to service delivery for children, youth, adults, and families with multi-agency needs. This report also includes recommendations for policy and statutory changes at agencies that are involved in the provision of systems of care services and recommendations for the statewide expansion of sites participating in the Texas System of Care.