Reports and Presentations

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

Foster Care Rate Modernization: DFPS Companion to HHSC Pro Forma Modeled Rate and Fiscal Impact Report 2023

This report provides information regarding the Foster Care Rate Modernization project, the proposed pro forma rate methodology based on DFPS’ final service descriptions, the methodological rates for the new system, and the fiscal impact based on DFPS’ implementation plan.

Boarding Home Facilities Report - 2023

The Texas Health and Safety Code, Chapter 260 governing boarding home facilities Section 260.003, requires the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) to develop and publish model standards for the operations of a boarding home facility, and it 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.

Language Acquisition for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students 0-8 Years of Age Annual Report - 2023

This report documents the results of the annual statewide assessment of the language acquisition of deaf and hard of hearing students from birth through age 8.

Impact of COVID-19 on Vulnerable Populations in Texas Phase 2 Report - December 2022

This report presents findings from a large-scale study on the impacts of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on vulnerable populations in Texas during the first year of the pandemic.

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

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

Funding Impacts of the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment Program Transition - 2022

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.

Children with Special Health Care Needs Client Demographics Report - 2021

The 2021 annual Children with Special Health Care Needs Client Demographics Report provides a demographic description of both the population served by the Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) program and of the individuals on the program’s waiting list.

Utilization Review in STAR+PLUS Managed Care Report - Fiscal Year 2021

This report provides findings and recommendations from the 2021 Utilization Review of the STAR+PLUS Managed Care program.

Medicaid Behavioral Health in Lieu of Services Annual Report -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. 

A Profile of Informal Caregiving in Texas - 2020

Texas Health and Human Services Commission's report on strategies implemented to collect and analyze data related to informal caregiver support services which are to be used to identify and understand the needs of informal caregivers and strengthen the delivery of informal caregiver support services.