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.

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.

October 5, 2021

Medically Dependent Children Program Monitoring Report - September 2021

Medically Dependent Children Program Monitoring Report is a legislatively required report containing, for the most recent state fiscal quarter, information and data related to access to care for Medicaid recipients receiving benefits under the Medically Dependent Children Program (MDCP) waiver program.

September 23, 2021

STAR Kids Managed Care Advisory Committee 2021 Annual Report

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 1, 2021

Maternal Depression Strategic Plan Update for FY21-25

In August 2020, HHSC and DSHS released the Postpartum Depression Strategic Plan, required by Section 32.046, Texas Health and Safety Code. This update reviews activities completed in fiscal year 2021 and future activities.

July 6, 2021

Quarterly Therapy Access Monitoring Report - June 2021

The eleventh quarterly report with analysis of selected data related to pediatric acute care therapy services (including physical, occupational, and speech therapies) and assessment of impact on access to care.

April 27, 2021

External Quality Review Organization Summary of Activities Report for Contract Year 2020

This executive brief is an overview of the activities and findings from the state fiscal year (SFY) 2020 Summary of Activities (SOA) report meant to highlight the key findings from prior year EQRO activities.

April 26, 2021

External Quality Review Organization Summary of Activities Report for Contract Year 2019

This executive brief is an overview of the activities and findings from the state fiscal year (SFY) 2019 Summary of Activities (SOA) report meant to highlight the key findings from prior year EQRO activities.

January 29, 2021

2020 Revised Texas Promoting Independence Plan

The Promoting Independence Plan reports on the status of the implementation of a plan to ensure appropriate care settings for persons with disabilities, and the provision of a system of services and supports that foster independence and productivity, including meaningful opportunities for a person with a disability to live in the most appropriate care setting.