Reports and Presentations

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

September 23, 2022

Dually Eligible Individuals Enrolled in Medicaid Managed Care

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

House Bill 4 87th Legislature Implementation Update

This presentation provides an update on the implementation of House Bill 4 related to the provision and delivery of telemedicine and telehealth services.

Behavioral Health Advisory Committee Fiscal Year 2020 Annual Report

The Behavioral Health Advisory Committee was established in accordance with the State’s obligation under 42 U.S.C. §300x-31 and is governed by Texas Administrative Code, Section 351.807.2 The BHAC is required to make recommendations to the Health and Human Services Commission concerning the allocation and adequacy of mental health and substance use disorder services and programs within Texas. The BHAC will continue as long as the federal law that requires it remains in effect.

September 9, 2022

Social Services Block Grant Pre-Expenditure Report and Intended Use Plan

This report reflects how funds received for the 2022 Title XX block grant program year may be used and explains how Title XX social services may be provided. The program year for the Title XX SSBG in Texas is the federal fiscal year, October 1, 2022 through September 30, 2023.

September 8, 2022

Internal Audit Plan FY 2023

The Internal Audit Plan is a list of the scheduled audits to be conducted in FY23 based on a business risk assessment focused on identifying and evaluating risks related to each major HHS activity and input from management. This summary of the divisions 2023 activities complies with the guidelines set forth by the State Auditor’s Office.

September 7, 2022

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency Reporting

Report on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) relief funding healthcare providers and institutions have received.

September 2, 2022

Interoperability Needs and Technology Readiness of Behavioral Health Service Providers

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

Biannual Report on Initiatives to Reduce Avoidable Emergency Room Utilization and Improve Health Outcomes in Medicaid

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.

August 31, 2022

Study on High Behavioral and High Medical Needs in the Home and Community-Based Services (HCS) Waiver Program

This report defines the indicators for high behavioral needs and high medical needs for individuals who may require enhanced services and service coordination under the HCS Program. It also identifies the number of individuals with the highest behavioral and medical needs in the HCS Program.

Rider 4 Cost Comparison Report

The 2022-23 General Appropriations Act, Senate Bill 1, 87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021 (Article II, Health and Human Services Commission, Rider 4), directs the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) to prepare a report analyzing the costs of state- and federally-funded residential and non-residential services for people with intellectual disabilities and related conditions for which it is the Medicaid operating agency.