Reports and Presentations

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

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.

Report on the Healthy Community Collaboratives 2020

This report addresses requirements in Health and Safety Code §614.013 and §614.017. Health and Safety Code §614.013 and §614.017 requires HHSC to submit a report to the Legislative Budget Board no later than September 1 of each fiscal year its efforts to facilitate the exchange of information between agencies. The report must include but is not limited to: the manner in which information is exchanged between agencies, the frequency with which information is exchanged, the type of information most frequently exchanged, and the agencies most frequently involved in the exchange of information. 

November 23, 2020

Mental Health Appropriations and the 1115 Texas Medicaid Transformation Waiver for Fiscal Year 2020

This report describes the amount of general revenue used by local mental health authorities in fiscal year 2020 to draw down additional federal funds through the 1115 Texas Medicaid Transformation Waiver. 

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.

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.

October 30, 2020

Semi-annual Reporting of Waiting Lists for Mental Health Services, October 2020

This report gives information on mental health waiting lists during the first two quarters of fiscal year 2020.

August 26, 2020

Disability Services Action Plan

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.

July 23, 2020

Report of the Texas Autism Council - April 2019

The report of the Texas Autism Council is a statutorily required biannual report from the Texas Autism Council to the Executive Commissioner including recommendations to ensure that the needs of persons of all ages with autism spectrum disorder and their families are addressed and that all available resources are coordinated to meet those needs. Note: This is not an HHS document for branding purposes.

June 1, 2020

Suicide and Suicide Prevention in Texas

This is a summary report about suicide and suicide prevention in Texas. The report include statutes as well as state policies and programs regarding suicide and suicide prevention.