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.

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.

October 15, 2019

Internal Audit Plan Fiscal Year 2020

The Internal Audit Plan is a list of the schedule audits to be conducted in FY20 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 2020 activities complies with the guidelines set forth by the State Auditor’s Office.

August 23, 2019

2019 HHS Fact Book

The Fact Book provides key statistics on HHS budget requests for SFYs 2020-2021, historical and prospective demographic data for Texas as well as National and statewide comparisons with Texas, and programmatic information outlining key data for certain health and human services program benefits.

June 12, 2019

STAR Kids Medicaid Managed Care Advisory Committee Annual Report (CY 2018)

This annual report to HHSC Executive Commissioner authored by the STAR Kids Advisory Committee outlines identified issues and recommendations for improvements to the STAR Kids Medicaid managed care program.

February 8, 2019

House Appropriations Committee Article II HB1

HHSC Presentation on HB 1 to House Appropriations Committee Article II Subcommittee.

January 24, 2019

January 14, 2019

State Supported Living Centers Obstacles to Community Referral and Transition FY2017

The State of Texas settlement agreement with the Department of Justice regarding 12 state supported living centers (SSLCs) and the intermediate care facility (ICF) component of the Rio Grande State Center (collectively the “SSLCs”) requires, in Section II.T.1.g., that each SSLC gather and analyze information related to identified obstacles to the movement of individuals to more integrated settings that are consistent with their needs and preferences.

January 7, 2019

Transition of Medically Dependent Children Program Waiver Recipients to STAR Kids, 2018

The 2018 Transition of Medically Dependent Children Program Waiver Recipients to STAR Kids report is submitted in compliance with Section 2.12 of Senate Bill 7, 83rd Legislature, Regular Session, 2013. S.B. 7 requires the Health and Human Services Commission to evaluate outcomes related to transitioning children and young adults enrolled in the Medically Dependent Children Program (MDCP) into the STAR Kids capitated managed care program.