Reports and Presentations

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

December 31, 2020

Quarterly Therapy Access Monitoring Report - December 2020

The eighth quarterly report with analysis of selected data related to pediatric acute care therapy services (including physical, occupational, and speech therapies) and assessment of impact on access to care.

December 29, 2020

H.B. 216 Required Legislative Report on Boarding Homes, December 2020

Section 260.003 required the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) to develop and publish model standards for the operation of a boarding home facility and 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.

December 16, 2020

Texas Medicaid and CHIP Reference Guide, Thirteenth Edition (Pink Book)

The Texas Medicaid and CHIP Reference Guide, also called the Pink Book, provides an overview of the Texas Medicaid and CHIP programs.

December 9, 2020

Report on Delivery of Health and Human Services to Young Texans

The Delivery of Health and Human Services to Young Texans report discusses services for children under six years of age a critical time of early development which impacts children’s long-term outcomes. The report updates the 2018 edition by highlighting a unified and collaborative approach to delivering services and improving the health of Texas children, including the delivery of these services during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Telemedicine, Telehealth, and Home Telemonitoring Services in Texas Medicaid, 2020

The 2020 version of the Telemedicine, Telehealth, and Home Telemonitoring Services in Texas Medicaid report provides client utilization and provider expenditure trends for these services for fiscal years (FY) 2018 and 2019.

November 24, 2020

Texas Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Advisory Council Recommendations to the 87th Texas Legislature

This report was created by the council members of the Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Advisory Council and includes recommendations to the Texas Legislature on various policy issues.

November 23, 2020

Texas Policy Council for Children and Families Recommendations for Improving Services for Children with Disabilities, 2020

This report was developed by the council members of the Policy Council for Children and Families to provide their recommendations on various policy issues to the Texas legislators.

November 19, 2020

Texas Value-Based Payment and Quality Improvement Advisory Committee Recommendations to the 87th Texas Legislature

This is a biennial report consisting of various policy issues and recommendations written by the council members of the Value Based Payment and Quality Improvement Advisory Committee.

August 31, 2020

Postpartum Depression Strategic Plan, 2021

HHSC is Legislatively required to develop and implement a five-year strategic plan to improve access to postpartum depression (PPD) screening, referral, treatment, and support services.

June 11, 2020

STAR Kids Managed Care Advisory Committee 2020 Annual Report

The STAR Kids Managed Care Advisory Committee 2020 Annual Report was prepared to advise the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) on the establishment and implementation of the STAR Kids managed care program.