Reports and Presentations

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

Next Steps - A Study on State Hospital Step-Down Services - 2022

Report on the efficacy and efficiency of step-down services in diverting people from the state mental health hospital inpatient system into the community.

Report on the 9-8-8 Implementation Study - 2022

The Rider 58 Report provides information about the adequacy and efficacy of existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline infrastructure in Texas to determine state preparedness to comply with federal National Suicide Hotline Designation Act of 2020.

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.

Coordinated Statewide Behavioral Health Expenditure Proposal - Fiscal Year 2022

This report provides information regarding $4.1 billion in behavioral health funding reported from SBHCC member agencies and institutions of higher education (including Medicaid behavioral health funding). 

Housing Choice Plan - 2022

The Housing Choice Plan is a stakeholder-led roadmap for a statewide approach for addressing gaps in housing and support services in Texas.

Joint Committee on Access and Forensic Services Annual Report - 2021

The 2021 JCAFS annual report contains a summary of findings from the state hospital bed utilization review protocol for fiscal year 2021 and provides recommendations on behalf of the committee.

Presentation to the Senate Special Committee on Child Protective Services (Panel 1) - 2022

This presentation covers HHSC's implementation activities regarding SB 11 (85R) and SB 1896 (87R).

Intellectual and Developmental Disability and Behavioral Health Services - Fiscal Year 2021

This report highlights the IDD-BHS Department's key fiscal year 2021 accomplishments.

Statewide Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Strategic Plan 2022

As developed by the stakeholder driven IDD Strategic Planning Group, the Statewide IDD Strategic Plan is a roadmap for a statewide and strategic approach for addressing gaps in IDD services and policy in the state of Texas.