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Texas HHS names Maurice McCreary Jr. new COO

Michael Goldberg | Jun 26, 2020 | Texas

Texas Medicaid Director Stephanie Muth announces intent to retire

Emily Viles | Oct 31, 2019 | Texas

Last night, Texas State Medicaid Director, Stephanie Muth, announced that she would be stepping down from her position in the agency.  Muth began her career in Texas government nearly 20 years ago as a Legislative Aide in the Texas House of Representatives. Since, she has held many positions in the...[ Read More ]

Texas HHS reveals inaugural 'Blueprint for Healthy Texas'

Emily Viles | Oct 17, 2019 | Texas

On Wednesday, the Texas Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) unveiled its inaugural “Blueprint for Healthy Texas” plan. The blueprint is used as a guideline for HHS to prioritize health care goals for the upcoming fiscal year, and will be released annually from here on.  "This plan reflects our...[ Read More ]

HHS Announces Leadership Team Appointments

| Oct 9, 2019 | Texas

Texas Health and Human Services Executive Commissioner Dr. Courtney N. Phillips today announced key additions to HHSC's leadership team who will help guide the agency's health programs and communications efforts. "These three individuals bring tremendous strength, knowledge and expertise to their new roles at HHS," said Phillips. "They have each...[ Read More ]

Texas School Health Advisory Committee sets benchmarks for FY 2020

Emily Viles | Jul 18, 2019 | Texas

The Texas Department of State Health Services released their 2019 Texas School Health Advisory Committee annual report this month. Established through Senate Bill 42 back in 2005, the committee is charged with analyzing school health data, and proposing potential policy solutions where gaps in current legislation exist.  The report summarizes...[ Read More ]

Special Terms and Conditions of Texas 1115 Medicaid Transformation Waiver

Emily Viles | Jul 17, 2019 | Texas

Special terms and conditions of the Medicaid 1115 Waiver, approved in December of 2017, specify that HHS must submit a draft DSRIP Transition Plan to CMS by October 1, 2019 and a finalized plan by March 31, 2020. The plan must describe how the state will further develop its delivery...[ Read More ]