Reports and Presentations

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

December 20, 2019

Utilization Review in STAR+PLUS Managed Care Report for Fiscal Year 2019

This report provides preliminary findings from the 2019 utilization review of the Managed Care STAR+PLUS review.

November 26, 2019

Transition of Medically Dependent Children Program Waiver Recipients to STAR Kids, 2019

This annual report builds on the previous annual report, submitted in January 2019, which provided outcomes related to transitioning children and young adults enrolled in the Medically Dependent Children Program (MDCP) into the STAR Kids capitated managed care program.

Annual Report on Quality Measures and Value Based Payments 2019

This second 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.

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 4, 2019

Health and Human Services Commission and Department of Justice State Supported Living Center Settlement Agreement, 2019

HHSC is committed to improving the quality of life for individuals with intellectual disabilities who reside at the SSLCs. This report highlights ongoing efforts as of August 2019 to achieve targeted improvements in services and supports provided to enhance compliance with the DOJ settlement agreement.

Rider 159 Annual Performance Report for the Prescription Drug Rebate Program, 2019

The report includes the prescription drug rebate outstanding principal and interest amounts, age of receivables, annual collection rates, billed amounts, dollar value of pricing and utilization adjustments, and dollars collected. This report includes a separate prescription drug rebate collection report for each managed care and fee-for-service rebate program.

September 3, 2019

Unit Cost for Services Report, 2019

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 29, 2019

Report on Short-Term Action Plan to Prevent Veteran Suicides, 2019

Texas Government Code Section 531.0999 added by Senate Bill (S.B.) 578, 85th Legislature, Regular Session, 2017, requires the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) to develop a comprehensive action plan to increase access to and availability of professional health services to prevent veteran suicides in Texas.

Rider 207 - Community Attendant Recruitment and Retention Strategies, 2019

The 2019 Rider 207 report details the agency’s latest data on the direct care workforce and related topics, provides status updates on strategies that were mentioned in the 2018 report, and discusses additional potential strategies that were not mentioned in the 2018 report.