Reports and Presentations
Note: These files are in PDF format unless otherwise noted.
March 1, 2021
This presentation provides an overview of HHSC program areas and topics relevant to the House Committee on Human Services. It includes information on agency preparation and response to the February 2021 winter storm and the agency's response to COVID-19.
February 24, 2021
This presentation provides an overview of HHS's mission, vision, organizational structure, and key functions. It covers key budget drivers and a summary of Senate Bill 1. It also summarizes the agency's exceptional item requests as well as caseload and cost growth trends.
February 23, 2021
The Statewide Behavioral Health Coordinating Council coordinates behavioral health exceptional items for member agencies for the 87th Legislature, Regular Session 2021.
February 22, 2021
The presentation provides an overview of HHSC and the impact of Medicaid and CHIP, as well as an overview of federal funding for these two programs. Additionally, it covers key budget drivers for the agency, Medicaid & CHIP caseload and cost growth, and major category spending. Also addressed is the fiscal impact of COVID-19.
January 25, 2021
The Update provides FY 2002-2019 data on the use of psychotropic medications for children in Texas foster care based on Medicaid prescription and medical claims.
December 29, 2020
Section 260.003 required the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) to develop and publish model standards for the operation of a boarding home facility and specifies that these standards must address elements such as construction, fire safety, sanitary conditions, reporting and investigation of injuries and incidents, staff education, and assessment of residents.
December 11, 2020
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.
December 9, 2020
The Delivery of Health and Human Services to Young Texans report discusses services for children under six years of age a critical time of early development which impacts children’s long-term outcomes. The report updates the 2018 edition by highlighting a unified and collaborative approach to delivering services and improving the health of Texas children, including the delivery of these services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
December 7, 2020
This report provides preliminary findings from the 2020 utilization review of the STAR+PLUS Managed Care program.
December 4, 2020
This report provides findings and recommendations from the 2019 utilization review of the STAR+PLUS Managed Care program.