Reports and Presentations
February 27, 2023
Updates on Federal Rules for Opioid Treatment Programs as requested by the Texas House Public Health Committee.
Updates on Remote Patient Monitoring as requested by the Texas House Public Health Committee.
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.
February 15, 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.
February 14, 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. It also addresses inpatient acute care, including contracted private psychiatric beds, community mental health hospital beds, and state hospital beds.
February 10, 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. It also summarizes the agency's exceptional item requests as well as caseload and cost growth trends.
January 20, 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.
January 18, 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.
January 10, 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.
December 27, 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.