Reports and Presentations

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

December 9, 2019

2019 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 FY 2019.

October 24, 2019

Ombudsmen in Assisted Living Facilities SFY 2018

The Office of the State Long-term Care Ombudsman (Office) is independent within HHSC. Long-term care ombudsmen regularly visit assisted living facilities (ALFs) and advocate for residents. This report describes ombudsman services in ALFs in state fiscal year 2018, including recommendations to ensure the highest quality of life and care for residents.

October 17, 2019

Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Report State Fiscal Years 2017-2018

The Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman is independent within the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC). Long-term care ombudsmen regularly visit nursing and assisted living facilities to advocate for residents. This report describes ombudsman services in nursing and assisted living facilities in state fiscal years 2017-18, including recommendations to ensure the highest quality of life and care for residents.

September 9, 2019

Aging Texas Well Strategic Plan for the 2020-2021 Biennium

The Aging Texas Well Strategic Plan for the 2020-2021 biennium is submitted in accordance with Executive Order RP-42 (Appendix A). The executive order established key mandates to direct the ATW initiative and state leaders on policy planning for older Texans. The executive order also instructs the Aging Texas Well Advisory Committee to guide and support state leadership on aging-related matters and requires Texas Health and Human Services Commission to develop a biennial working plan to identify and discuss aging policy issues, guide state government readiness, and promote increased community preparedness for the aging Texas population.

September 3, 2019

Fiscal Year 2019 Unit Cost for Services Report

This report identifies the unit cost of each service, other than services related to community service volunteering and subsidized employment services, provided by an area agency on aging, as required by the Human Resources Code, Section 101A.107.

August 6, 2019

Long Term Care Regulatory Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Report

This report contains information pertaining to our regulation of nursing facilities and other long-term care providers. This report is a requirement of Texas Health and Safety Code, Chapter 242, §242.005.

March 21, 2019

Report of the Joint Committee on Access and Forensic Services for Fiscal Year 2018

TAC, Title 25, Chapter 411, Subchapter A, requires the JCAFS to submit an annual report to the Health and Human Services Commission's Executive Commissioner. This report provides a summary of the JCAFS' fiscal year 2018 meetings, activities and recommendations.

February 21, 2019

Statewide Behavioral Health Strategic Plan Update and IDD Strategic Plan Foundation

This is an update of the five-year strategic plan to address gaps in the behavioral health services system. Stakeholders have identified a need to develop a Statewide IDD Strategic Plan to focus on the IDD system across the state.

January 24, 2019

January 15, 2019

Interoperability for Texas: Powering Health 2018

This second biennial report provides an update on HHS agencies’ progress on interoperability regarding its information systems that exchange protected health information within and across HHS agencies, and between HHS agencies and healthcare providers. The 2018 report builds on the initial 2016 report regarding progress and plans to improve interoperability in the state and within HHS.