Reports and Presentations

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

Foster Care Rate Modernization: DFPS Companion to HHSC Pro Forma Modeled Rate and Fiscal Impact Report 2023

This report provides information regarding the Foster Care Rate Modernization project, the proposed pro forma rate methodology based on DFPS’ final service descriptions, the methodological rates for the new system, and the fiscal impact based on DFPS’ implementation plan.

Presentation to the House Committee on Human Services - 2023

This presentation provides an overview of HHSC programs and budget. It also provides historical financial and outcome trends.

Presentation to the House Appropriations Article II Subcommittee - 2023

This presentation provides an overview of HHS's mission, vision, organizational structure, and key functions. It covers key budget drivers and highlights of House Bill 1. It also summarizes the agency's exceptional item requests as well as caseload and cost growth trends.

Presentation on Home Telemonitoring - 2023

Updates on Remote Patient Monitoring as requested by the Texas House Public Health Committee.

Presentation to House Public Health Committee: Federal Rules for Opioid Treatment Programs - 2023

Updates on Federal Rules for Opioid Treatment Programs as requested by the Texas House Public Health Committee.

Presentation to the House Appropriations Committee - Medicaid and CHIP Services and Ending Continuous Medicaid Coverage - 2023

The first presentation provides an overview of Medicaid and CHIP Services in Texas. The second presentation covers HHSC’s plan for ending continuous Medicaid coverage, including background, federal guidance, and a timeline.

Presentation to House Appropriations Committee - Texas Mental Health Services - 2023

This presentation covers Mental Health Services in Texas. It includes an overview of mental health appropriations and services, as well as COVID-19 funding. Topics covered include prevention and early intervention, community-based treatment and recovery, and community-based crisis response.

Presentation to the Senate Finance Committee - 2023

This presentation provides an overview of HHS's mission, vision, organizational structure, and key functions. It covers key budget drivers and a summary of Senate Bill 1. 

Report on Group Home Regulation - 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.

Boarding Home Facilities Report - 2023

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.