Reports and Presentations

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

October 10, 2022

Report on Next Steps - A Study on State Hospital Step-Down Services - Rider 57

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

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

September 28, 2022

Joint Budget Hearing: Texas Health and Human Services Commission

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.

May 19, 2022

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). The proposal links expenditures to strategies in the strategic plan to demonstrate how state appropriations will be used to further plan goals during fiscal year 2022. Strategic Plan goals, objectives, and strategies assist agencies and institutions of higher education with enhancing coordination, eliminating redundancy, and ensuring optimal service delivery.

May 16, 2022

Housing Choice Plan

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

May 12, 2022

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.

May 3, 2022

Presentation to the Senate Special Committee on Child Protective Services – Panel 1

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

February 25, 2022

Intellectual and Developmental Disability and Behavioral Health Services Fiscal Year 2021 in Review

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

January 18, 2022

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. The plan is designed to increase awareness of the IDD population and gaps in policy, services, and funding which must be addressed to ensure optimal care is provided to individuals with IDD.

August 22, 2017