Reports and Presentations
December 7, 2021
This progress report shows the SBHCC and its member agencies are making progress toward the implementation of the Texas Statewide Behavioral Health Strategic Plan, which promotes a coordinated approach to the delivery of behavioral health services in Texas.
This report provides findings and recommendations from the 2021 Utilization Review of the STAR+PLUS Managed Care program.
December 3, 2021
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
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.
November 19, 2021
This report is issued by the Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman to describe the program's activities, including complaint resolution on behalf of nursing and assisted living facility residents. It contains recommendations from the office regarding the rights, care and other issues related to residents.
November 15, 2021
MHFA is an evidence-based curriculum used to teach individuals how to help someone who may be developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. Health and Safety Code, Section 1001.205(b) requires HHSC to report data on the number of persons trained in MHFA and a detailed accounting of expenditures.
October 29, 2021
Rider 50 requires HHSC to report semi-annually to the Legislative Budget Board and Governor regarding waiting lists for mental health services.
October 25, 2021
The Mental Health Condition and Substance Use Disorder (MHCSUD) Parity Work Group is required to submit a progress report each even-numbered year on September 1st to the appropriate legislative committees and state agencies. The progress report must include findings, recommendations, and information on the development of the Strategic Plan.
September 23, 2021
The STAR Kids Managed Care Advisory Committee sets forth annual recommendations regarding the operation of the STAR Kids managed care program.
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.