Reports and Presentations

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

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.

Language Acquisition for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students 0-8 Years of Age Annual Report - 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.

Impact of COVID-19 on Vulnerable Populations in Texas Phase 2 Report - December 2022

This report presents findings from a large-scale study on the impacts of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on vulnerable populations in Texas during the first year of the pandemic.

Nursing Facility Change of Ownership Committee Recommendation Update Report - December 2022

This report provides updates on the improvement process for reducing the time it takes for nursing facility providers undergoing a change of ownership to receive payment for services to Medicaid clients.

Texas Value-Based Payment and Quality Improvement Advisory Committee Recommendations to the 88th Texas Legislature - Fiscal Year 2022

Value-Based Payment and Quality Improvement Advisory Committee Recommendations to the 88th legislature.

Funding Impacts of the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment Program Transition - 2022

This report summarizes the transition of directed payment programs from the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment (DSRIP) program. It also lists five recommendations for financial stability throughout the DSRIP transition.

Texas Statewide Behavioral Health Strategic Plan - 2022-2026

The Statewide Behavioral Health Coordinating Council has developed a new five-year behavioral health strategic plan for fiscal years 2022 - 2026. This plan also includes a statewide, strategic approach to prevent and reduce justice involvement for those with behavioral health needs.

Joint Budget Hearing: Texas Health and Human Services Commission - 2022

The presentation covers HHSC’s Legislative Appropriations Request (LAR) for Fiscal Years 2024-2025. In includes an overview of the agency’s mission and vision, key functions, and organizational structure, as well as key budget drivers and Medicaid & CHIP caseloads. It also provides summaries of HHSC’s LAR and Exceptional Item Requests.

Quarterly Immediate Jeopardy Summary Report (October 2021 – December 2021)

The following report presents information regarding all tags cited at the Immediate Jeopardy level during licensing and certification surveys and complaint or incident investigations performed in nursing facilities during the fourth quarter of 2021 (10/01/2021 – 12/31/2021).