Reports and Presentations
Note: These files are in PDF format unless otherwise noted.
March 4, 2021
This presentation covers HHSC's response to COVID-19 in the areas of behavioral and mental health.
March 2, 2021
This presentation covers HHSC's procurement and contracting reform activities, including current and future improvement efforts. It also addresses the agency's response to a January 2021 report by the State Auditor's office.
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 29, 2021
The Promoting Independence Plan reports on the status of the implementation of a plan to ensure appropriate care settings for persons with disabilities, and the provision of a system of services and supports that foster independence and productivity, including meaningful opportunities for a person with a disability to live in the most appropriate care setting.
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.
January 14, 2021
The Strong Families, Supportive Communities: Moving Our Behavioral Health Workforce Forward Report summarizes the behavioral health workforce shortage in Texas. The report draws from six reports on the behavioral health workforce shortage from the past ten years and includes previous recommendations, progress toward implementation of those recommendations, factors contributing to non-implementation, and the next steps to implement those recommendations.
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.