Reports and Presentations

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

December 7, 2021

Utilization Review in STAR+PLUS Managed Care Report for Fiscal Year 2021

This report provides findings and recommendations from the 2021 Utilization Review of the STAR+PLUS Managed Care program.

December 3, 2021

Aging Texas Well Strategic Plan for the 2022 - 2023 Biennium

The Aging Texas Well Strategic Plan for the 2022-2023 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.

November 30, 2021

Medicaid Behavioral Health in Lieu of Services Annual Report

HHSC must implement contract provisions allowing an MCO to offer their members certain medically appropriate, cost-effective, evidence-based services in lieu of mental health or substance use disorder services specified in the Medicaid State Plan. HHSC is also required to prepare and submit an annual report on the number of times during the preceding year a service from the list included in the contract is used.

November 19, 2021

Office of the State Long-term Care Ombudsman: Ombudsman Annual Report SFY 2020

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.

October 25, 2021

Texas Mental Health Condition and Substance Use Disorder Parity Strategic Plan

The Mental Health Condition and Substance Use Disorder (MHCSUD) Parity Work Group is required to submit a progress report each even-numbered year on September 1st to the appropriate legislative committees and state agencies. The progress report must include findings, recommendations, and information on the development of the Strategic Plan.

October 5, 2021

Reporting of Maintenance of Effort for Federal Grants 2021

This report contains the maintenance of effort (MOE) information for each federal grant received by HHSC as of September 2021. The Health and Human Services Commission is required to submit this information to the Legislative Budget Board by October 1 and April 1 of each year for each federal grant received by the agency that has an MOE requirement.

September 23, 2021

STAR Kids Managed Care Advisory Committee Annual Report (CY 2020)

The STAR Kids Managed Care Advisory Committee sets forth annual recommendations regarding the operation of the STAR Kids managed care program.

Implementation of Acute Care Services and Long-Term Services and Supports System Redesign for Individuals with an Intellectual or Developmental Disability, 2021

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.

September 15, 2021

Internal Audit Plan Fiscal Year 2022

The Internal Audit Plan is a list of the schedule audits to be conducted in FY22 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 divisions 2022 activities complies with the guidelines set forth by the State Auditor’s Office.

September 3, 2021

Social Services Block Grant Pre-Expenditure Report and Intended Use Plan FY 2022

This report outlines how funding is appropriated to state agencies to meet specific social service needs for certain low income and at-risk populations through the Texas Title XX Social Services Block Grant. The Texas Health and Human Services Commission is designated to administer the Title XX Social Services Block Grant for Texas and is the lead grantee agency serving as the coordinator of funds appropriated from the federal government to various state agencies.