Reports and Presentations

Note: These files are in PDF format unless otherwise noted.

November 14, 2022

Utilization Review in STAR+PLUS Managed Care Report for Fiscal Year 2022

This report provides findings and recommendations from the 2022 Utilization Review of the STAR+PLUS Managed Care program.

November 10, 2022

Funding Impacts of the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment Program Transition

This report summarizes the transition of directed payment programs from the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program. It also lists five recommendations for financial stability throughout the DSRIP transition.

November 3, 2022

Texas Statewide Behavioral Health Strategic Plan 2022-2026

The Statewide Behavioral Health Coordinating Council has developed a new five-year behavioral health
strategic plan for fiscal years 2022 - 2026. This plan also includes a statewide, strategic approach to prevent and reduce justice involvement for those with behavioral health needs.

October 4, 2022

Study on Dually Eligible Individuals Enrolled in Medicaid Managed Care Supplemental Legislative Report

The supplemental report builds on the information provided in the September 2022 Dually Eligible Individuals Enrolled in Medicaid Managed Care report and provides HHSC’s findings regarding the cost-effectiveness of transitioning Medicaid-only services for dually eligible people into Medicaid managed care and requiring cost-sharing for those services, considerations of the costs associated with the operational and systematic changes needed to implement the transition and a recommendation as to whether the transition and cost-sharing should be implemented.

September 28, 2022

Joint Budget Hearing: Texas Health and Human Services Commission

The presentation covers HHSC’s Legislative Appropriations Request (LAR) for Fiscal Years 2024-2025. In includes an overview of the agency’s mission and vision, key functions, and organizational structure, as well as key budget drivers and Medicaid & CHIP caseloads. It also provides summaries of HHSC’s LAR and Exceptional Item Requests.

March 4, 2022

State Medicaid Managed Care Advisory Committee Annual Report, 2021

State Medicaid Managed Care Advisory Committee Report to HHSC Executive Commissioner, December 2021

February 1, 2022

Medicaid CHIP Data Analytics Unit Quarterly Report of Activities SFY 2022, Q1

This quarterly report reflects activities and findings of the Data Analytics Unit.

December 31, 2020

Quarterly Therapy Access Monitoring Report - December 2020

The eighth quarterly report with analysis of selected data related to pediatric acute care therapy services (including physical, occupational, and speech therapies) and assessment of impact on access to care.

December 29, 2020

H.B. 216 Required Legislative Report on Boarding Homes, December 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 16, 2020

Texas Medicaid and CHIP Reference Guide, Thirteenth Edition (Pink Book)

The Texas Medicaid and CHIP Reference Guide, also called the Pink Book, provides an overview of the Texas Medicaid and CHIP programs.