Reports and Presentations
September 23, 2022
Describes the study HHSC conducted on the current Medicare cost-sharing requirements for dually eligible people and the programmatic impacts from transitioning Medicaid-only services into managed care and charging cost-sharing for those services.
September 13, 2022
This presentation provides an update on the implementation of House Bill 4 related to the provision and delivery of telemedicine and telehealth services.
September 7, 2022
Report on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) relief funding healthcare providers and institutions have received.
September 2, 2022
This report provides information on the number of individuals aging out of Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) who are able to maintain coverage under another Medicaid program, including Healthy Texas Women (HTW), through the agency’s administrative renewal process. It also includes recommendations to improve connecting individuals aging out of Medicaid or CHIP to enrollment in HTW.
Senate Bill (S.B.) 916, 86th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, 2019, authorizes the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) to conduct a study to assess potential improvements to a patient’s quality of care, health outcomes, and anticipated cost savings to the state from supporting the use of or providing Medicaid reimbursement to certain Medicaid recipients for supportive palliative care (SPC). The study must include an evaluation and comparison of other states that provide Medicaid reimbursement for SPC.1
Update on Special Provision 26 progress.
This evaluation of rate methodology and payment rates for psychiatric services provided to children enrolled in the State of Texas Access Reform (STAR) Health program is submitted according to the 2022-23 General Appropriations Act, Senate Bill 1, 87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021 (Article II, Health and Human Services Commission, Rider 32).
Monthly report on the total hours the state EVV systems were unavailable, malfunctioning, or not accessible
This report details the implementation of Senate Bill 640, 87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021, which requires HHSC to conduct a study to assess the interoperability needs and technology readiness of behavioral health providers in Texas.
September 1, 2022
Second biannual report to provide an overview of HHSC’s efforts to coordinate with providers to identify and implement initiatives designed to reduce Medicaid recipients' use of emergency room services as a primary means of receiving health care benefits and HHSC’s efforts to encourage Medicaid providers to continue implementing effective interventions and best practices that were developed and achieved under the DSRIP program.