Reports and Presentations

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

January 20, 2023

Report on Group Home Regulation

This report provides important background on complex issues, including previous relevant legislation; the current landscape of group home regulation, including HHSC boarding home standards adopted at the local level; and recommendations for policymakers on how to potentially improve health and safety standards in these and other unregulated settings.

December 21, 2022

Nursing Facility Change of Ownership Committee Recommendation Update Report

This report provides updates on the improvement process for reducing the time it takes for nursing facility providers undergoing a change of ownership (CHOW) to receive payment for services to Medicaid clients.

November 14, 2022

Utilization Review in STAR+PLUS Managed Care Report for Fiscal Year 2022

This report provides findings and recommendations from the 2022 Utilization Review of the STAR+PLUS Managed Care program.

August 25, 2022

Generator Availability in Nursing Facilities and Assisted Living Facilities

Texas Health and Human Services Commission surveyed licensed assisted living facilities and nursing facilities to determine how many are equipped with an operational generator or comparable power source that can provide continuous electrical utility services during sever weather or emergencies. This report provides the results of that survey.

May 23, 2022

Quarterly IJ Summary Report October 2021 – December 2021

The following report presents information regarding all tags cited at the Immediate Jeopardy (IJ) level during licensing and certification surveys and complaint or incident investigations performed in nursing facilities during the fourth quarter of 2021 (10/01/2021 – 12/31/2021).

March 18, 2022

Presentation to the House Human Services Committee

This presentation covers HHSC's Regulatory Authority with respect to Child-Placing Agencies and General Residential Operations. It also covers the licensure process, criminal background check requirements, regulatory oversight, complaint intake, and enforcement.

February 16, 2022

Quarterly IJ Summary Report July 2021-September 2021

The following report presents information regarding all tags cited at the Immediate Jeopardy (IJ) level during licensing and certification surveys and complaint or incident investigations performed in nursing facilities during the third quarter of 2021 (07/01/2021 – 09/30/2021).

January 18, 2022

Quarterly IJ Summary Report, April 2021 – June 2021

The following report presents information regarding all tags cited at the Immediate Jeopardy (IJ) level during licensing and certification surveys and complaint or incident investigations performed in nursing facilities during the second quarter of 2021 (04/01/2021 – 06/31/2021).

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.