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.

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.

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.

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.

March 4, 2021

Information Technology in Article II

This presentation provides an overview of HHS Information Technology, including the agency's 10-Year IT Modernization Plan.

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.

September 9, 2019

Aging Texas Well Strategic Plan for the 2020-2021 Biennium

The Aging Texas Well Strategic Plan for the 2020-2021 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.