Reports and Presentations

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

December 29, 2020

H.B. 216 Required Legislative Report on Boarding Homes, December 2020

Section 260.003 required the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) to develop and publish model standards for the operation of a boarding home facility and specifies that these standards must address elements such as construction, fire safety, sanitary conditions, reporting and investigation of injuries and incidents, staff education, and assessment of residents.

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.

Annual Report on Quality Measures and Value Based Payments 2020

This report describes HHSC Value-Based Care Strategy Background, Managed Care Value-Based Payments Programs, The 1115 Healthcare Transformation Waiver, specifically the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment Program, The Directed-Payment Programs, Trends in Key Quality Measures, HIV Viral Suppression and the number of individuals who relocated to a community setting.

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

State Efforts to Address Maternal Mortality and Morbidity in Texas 2020

This report provides a comprehensive overview of the Texas Health and Human Services system’s strategies, programs, and initiatives to reduce maternal mortality and morbidity.

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 2, 2020

Mental Health Condition and Substance Use Disorder Parity Workgroup Progress Report

This report was prepared by the Mental Health Condition and Substance Use Disorder Parity Workgroup, and highlights the workgroup's activities and implementation of legislative directives toward development of the MHCSUD Strategic Plan.

Rural Texas Pediatric Tele-Connectivity Resource Program 2020 Report

This report provides an update on implementation of the Pediatric Tele-Connectivity Resource Program for Rural Texas, stakeholder response to the new resource program, the related telemedicine pilot project, HHSC’s next steps, and an update on the telemedicine landscape from the rural healthcare provider perspective.

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.