Reports and Presentations
January 20, 2023
This report provides important background on complex issues, including previous relevant legislation; the current landscape of group home regulation, including HHSC boarding home standards adopted at the local level; and recommendations for policymakers on how to potentially improve health and safety standards in these and other unregulated settings.
January 18, 2023
HHSC partners with the Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) to document a process to review a denial of services for STAR Health members.
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.
January 10, 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.
January 9, 2023
In accordance with the requirement of the 2022-23 General Appropriations Act, Senate Bill 1, 87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021 (Article II, Health and Human Services Commission, Rider 15 (b)), HHSC must report financial, expenditure, and survey information regarding the use of local funds in the Medicaid program.
January 5, 2023
Monthly report on the total hours the state EVV systems were unavailable, malfunctioning, or not accessible.
January 3, 2023
Requires HHSC to conduct a study and submit to the legislature a written report containing the results of the study and any recommendations for legislative or other action, including policy changes and the adoption or implementation of best practices and training and technical assistance resources.
January 2, 2023
The fourteenth report with analysis of selected data related to pediatric acute care therapy services (including physical, occupational, and speech therapies) and assessment of impact on access to care.
A study of the denial and appeals process including but not limited to, the administrative hearing process within the managed care networks for the STAR Kids, STAR Health, and STAR+PLUS Programs.
December 30, 2022
A study to assess the impact of revising the capitation rate setting strategy used to cover long-term care services and supports provided to members enrolled in the STAR+PLUS Medicaid managed care program, from a strategy based on the setting in which services are provided to a strategy based on a blended rate across settings.