Reports and Presentations

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

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. 

Report on the Mental Health First Aid Program - Fiscal Year 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.

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.

STAR Kids Managed Care Advisory Committee Annual Report - State Calander Year 2020

The STAR Kids Managed Care Advisory Committee sets forth annual recommendations regarding the operation of the STAR Kids managed care program.

Implementation of Acute Care Services and Long-Term Services and Supports System Redesign for Individuals with an Intellectual or Developmental Disability - 2021

Legislature directed HHSC to design and implement an acute care and long term services and supports system for individuals with an intellectual and developmental disability.

Revised Texas Promoting Independence Plan - 2020

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.

Update on the Use of Psychotropic Medications for Children in Texas Foster Care Data Report - State Fiscal Years 2002-2019

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.

Final Long-Term Care Plan for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities and Related Conditions - (2020-2021)

Statute requires an adjusted final biennial plan on capacity following legislative action on appropriations for long-term care services for persons with an intellectual disability. 

Implementation of Acute Care Services and Long-term Services and Supports System Redesign for Individuals with an Intellectual or Developmental Disability - 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.