Reports and Presentations

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

April 27, 2021

External Quality Review Organization Summary of Activities Report for Contract Year 2020

This executive brief is an overview of the activities and findings from the state fiscal year (SFY) 2020 Summary of Activities (SOA) report meant to highlight the key findings from prior year EQRO activities.

April 26, 2021

External Quality Review Organization Summary of Activities Report for Contract Year 2019

This executive brief is an overview of the activities and findings from the state fiscal year (SFY) 2019 Summary of Activities (SOA) report meant to highlight the key findings from prior year EQRO activities.

March 8, 2021

Annual Report on Forensic Services in State Supported Living Centers Fiscal Year 2020

This report provides context for and trending of data related to the provision of appropriate services and supports for residents classified as “alleged offender residents” of state supported living centers in Texas.

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.

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

Report on the Mental Health for Veterans Grant Program, 2020

S.B. 55, 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, created the Texas Veterans + Family Alliance (TV+FA) grant program. Since the program was established, HHSC has implemented five grant phases.