Reports and Presentations
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.
February 27, 2018
The publication of the Home and Community-based Services Waiver Slot Enrollment Plan Progress Report is required by 2018-19 General Appropriations Act, Senate Bill 1, 85th Legislature, Regular Session, 2017 (Article II, Health and Human Services Commission [HHSC], Rider 55).
Rider 55 directs HHSC to submit progress reports on the Home and Community-based Services Waiver Slot Enrollment Plan submitted in September 2017, which discusses how HHSC will enroll 735 individuals in the Home and Community-based Services waiver program during the 2018-19 biennium for the Promoting Independence Initiative and compliance with federal Preadmission Screening and Resident Review requirements.