Reports and Presentations

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

March 4, 2021

COVID-19 and Mental and Behavioral Health

This presentation covers HHSC's response to COVID-19 in the areas of behavioral and mental health.

March 1, 2021

Presentation to the House Committee on Human Services

This presentation provides an overview of HHSC program areas and topics relevant to the House Committee on Human Services. It includes information on agency preparation and response to the February 2021 winter storm and the agency's response to COVID-19.

January 29, 2021

2020 Revised Texas Promoting Independence Plan

The Promoting Independence Plan reports on the status of the implementation of a plan to ensure appropriate care settings for persons with disabilities, and the provision of a system of services and supports that foster independence and productivity, including meaningful opportunities for a person with a disability to live in the most appropriate care setting.

January 25, 2021

Update on the Use of Psychotropic Medications for Children in Texas Foster Care: State Fiscal Years 2002-2019 Data Report

The Update provides FY 2002-2019 data on the use of psychotropic medications for children in Texas foster care based on Medicaid prescription and medical claims.

January 14, 2021

Behavioral Health Workforce Workgroup Report, 2020

The Strong Families, Supportive Communities: Moving Our Behavioral Health Workforce Forward Report summarizes the behavioral health workforce shortage in Texas. The report draws from six reports on the behavioral health workforce shortage from the past ten years and includes previous recommendations, progress toward implementation of those recommendations, factors contributing to non-implementation, and the next steps to implement those recommendations.

January 6, 2021

Final Long-Term Care Plan for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities and Related Conditions

Statute requires an adjusted final biennial plan on capacity following legislative action on appropriations for long-term care services for persons with an intellectual disability. The final plan is approved by HHSC and made available to the public.

February 24, 2017

A Profile of Informal Caregiving in Texas, February 2017

As required by S.B. 271, HHSC developed this report on strategies implemented by the Texas Department of Aging & Disability Services (DADS) to collect and analyze data related to informal caregiver support services in Texas.