Reports and Presentations
December 5, 2018
HHSC's New Developments in Safeguarding Protected Health Information report including a summary of privacy related complaints filed by the public.
Rider 74 requires HHSC to implement a mental health peer support re-entry program. The rider further requires HHSC to submit a report on the program that includes the total population to be served and participant outcomes to the Office of the Governor and the Legislative Budget Board by December 1, 2018.
December 3, 2018
H.B. 13 and Health and the 2018-2019 General Appropriations Act, Senate Bill 1, 85th Legislature, Regular Session, 2017 (Article II, Human Services Commission [HHSC] Rider 83) directs HHSC to establish the Community Mental Health Grant program and submit an annual legislative report on the program’s success. The purpose of the Community Mental Health Grant program is to ensure individuals with mental health issues can access services and treatment.
November 27, 2018
S.B. 1693 instructs the Aging Texas Well Advisory Committee to assess and make recommendations on the appropriate level of independent living services needed for older Texans with visual impairment.
August 24, 2018
A progress report discussing the achievement of enrollment goals included in the Home and Community-based Services Waiver Slot Enrollment Plan (Plan) submitted in fiscal year 2017.
August 21, 2018
Biennially, the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) presents a report to the public about the provision of services at state supported living centers (SSLCs). Through this report for fiscal years 2016-2017, HHSC fulfills the mandate to develop a long range plan containing information and recommendations regarding the most efficient long-term use and management of these facilities, operated by HHSC, as required in the Texas Health and Safety Code, Title 7, Section 533a.032(c), Long Range Planning.
May 14, 2018
The Office of the State Long-term Care Ombudsman (Office) is independent within HHSC. Long-term care ombudsmen regularly visit assisted living facilities (ALFs) and advocate for residents. This report describes ombudsman services in ALFs in state fiscal year 2017, including recommendations to ensure the highest quality of life and care for residents.