Reports and Presentations
Note: These files are in PDF format unless otherwise noted.
December 2, 2020
The Statewide Behavioral Health Strategic Plan Progress Report for Fiscal Year 2020 is prepared by the Statewide Behavioral Health Coordinating Council and discusses fiscal year 2020 progress and successes related to implementation of the Statewide Behavioral Health Strategic Plan.
This report outlines the implementation of a pilot program to allow a pregnant woman enrolled in STAR to bring her children with her when using certain nonemergency medical transportation services.
This report documents improvements made to the 2-1-1 Texas Information and Referral Network system, including improvements to disaster response, system integration and effectiveness, data transparency, communication modalities, and specialized outreach. The improvements further modernize the statewide system of providing information and referrals to Texans in times of need, including disasters and other related events.
This report provides an inventory of programs in Texas that provide incentives for the purchase of eligible fruits or vegetables under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and offers recommendations on increasing the number and availability of such programs.
This report was prepared by the Mental Health Condition and Substance Use Disorder Parity Workgroup, and highlights the workgroup's activities and implementation of legislative directives toward development of the MHCSUD Strategic Plan.
HHSC evaluated variation in service delivery to individuals with serious mental illness (SMI) by managed care organization (MCO).
This report provides an update on implementation of the Pediatric Tele-Connectivity Resource Program for Rural Texas, stakeholder response to the new resource program, the related telemedicine pilot project, HHSC’s next steps, and an update on the telemedicine landscape from the rural healthcare provider perspective.
December 1, 2020
The report presents the work of the Ombudsman for Children and Youth in Foster Care for FY2020.
The report complies with Section 531.0991(k) and evaluates the success of the community mental health matching grant program.
All Texas Access is a legislatively directed initiative that focuses on increasing access to mental health services in rural Texas communities. HHSC is collaborating with the rural-serving local mental health authorities (LMHAs) and local behavioral health authorities (LBHAs) to focus on diverting more Texans with mental illness away from the criminal justice system and into treatment.
This report discusses regional plans from groups of local LMHAs and LBHAs serving counties with a population of 250,000 or less. These plans are designed to increase the capacity of LMHAs and LBHAs in providing access to mental health services while reducing the cost associated with various metrics.