Reports and Presentations
December 31, 2020
The eighth quarterly 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.
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.
December 16, 2020
The Texas Medicaid and CHIP Reference Guide, also called the Pink Book, provides an overview of the Texas Medicaid and CHIP programs.
December 9, 2020
The Delivery of Health and Human Services to Young Texans report discusses services for children under six years of age a critical time of early development which impacts children’s long-term outcomes. The report updates the 2018 edition by highlighting a unified and collaborative approach to delivering services and improving the health of Texas children, including the delivery of these services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
November 24, 2020
This report was created by the council members of the Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Advisory Council and includes recommendations to the Texas Legislature on various policy issues.
November 23, 2020
This report was developed by the council members of the Policy Council for Children and Families to provide their recommendations on various policy issues to the Texas legislators.
November 19, 2020
This is a biennial report consisting of various policy issues and recommendations written by the council members of the Value Based Payment and Quality Improvement Advisory Committee.
November 16, 2020
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.
The report provides information about the experiences of CRCGs in their efforts to provide a coordinated approach to service delivery for children, youth, adults, and families with multi-agency needs. This report also includes recommendations for policy and statutory changes at agencies that are involved in the provision of systems of care services and recommendations for the statewide expansion of sites participating in the Texas System of Care.
August 31, 2020
HHSC is Legislatively required to develop and implement a five-year strategic plan to improve access to postpartum depression (PPD) screening, referral, treatment, and support services.