Reports and Presentations
May 16, 2022
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
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.
February 25, 2022
This report highlights the IDD-BHS Department's key fiscal year 2021 accomplishments.
January 18, 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.
December 12, 2018
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 6, 2018
This report provides an overview of the collaborative efforts of HHSC and the stakeholder community in support of bridging the gap to pediatric specialty care through the use of telemedicine in rural Texas. It includes information on the establishment of a stakeholder workgroup, a pilot telemedicine project and the educational, technical and planning considerations involved with achieving positive outcomes and effecting meaningful knowledge transfer.
December 5, 2018
HHSC's New Developments in Safeguarding Protected Health Information report including a summary of privacy related complaints filed by the public.
The report examines uncompensated care charges and costs from hospitals, uncompensated care costs by type of hospital, the funding available to offset uncompensated care costs, uncompensated care costs after funding, and the health care reform impact.
Rider 74 requires HHSC to implement a mental health peer support re-entry program. The rider further requires HHSC to submit a report on the program that includes the total population to be served and participant outcomes to the Office of the Governor and the Legislative Budget Board by December 1, 2018.
December 3, 2018
H.B. 13 and Health and the 2018-2019 General Appropriations Act, Senate Bill 1, 85th Legislature, Regular Session, 2017 (Article II, Human Services Commission [HHSC] Rider 83) directs HHSC to establish the Community Mental Health Grant program and submit an annual legislative report on the program’s success. The purpose of the Community Mental Health Grant program is to ensure individuals with mental health issues can access services and treatment.