The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) released its action plan on non-medical drivers of health (NMDOH) at the Value-Based Payment and Quality Improvement Advisory Committee meeting on Feb. 21st.     NMDOH, also referred to as social determinants of health, are conditions where people “live, learn, work, and play that affect a wide … Read more

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) awarded a $21 million federal grant to Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s Public Safety Office (PSO) on Monday, which will support local crisis intervention programs statewide. PSO will form a Crisis Intervention Advisory Board that will guide the Byrne State Crisis Intervention Program’s funding to take a community-centric approach to … Read more