The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) released data last week on Medicaid renewals through June that showed more than 1.4 million beneficiaries had their renewals initiated since April.      While HHSC plans to report renewal outcomes from its April data in August, it did report data for May and June. Of the … Read more

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) confirmed on Friday that it is actively hiring and recruiting additional staff ahead of Medicaid redeterminations.      In a statement to State of Reform, HHSC said Medicaid eligibility renewals would begin in April and continue over a 12-month period. “HHSC will stagger Medicaid redeterminations over multiple … Read more

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) has partnered with community organizations to conduct outreach and education to veterans and their families during Veteran Suicide and PTSD Month in June.     HHSC has launched a series of events and resources aimed at raising public awareness and support for veterans suffering from PTSD and … Read more

Governor Greg Abbott today announced the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is providing $128 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act funding to rural hospitals and nursing facilities to support health care providers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Funds for the grant programs were authorized as part of Senate Bill 8 during the Third … Read more