Women’s Health Program Savings and Performance Report Released

Women’s Health Program Savings and Performance Report Released By Erika Ramirez The Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) released its Women’s Health Programs Savings and Performance Report on May 1. This report is legislatively mandated by Rider 97 in the 2018-19 General Appropriations Act. The 2019 report fulfills all the reporting requirements for Healthy Texas…

Money, Money, Money, Money, Mooonnney

Money, Money, Money, Money, Mooonnney By Leah Gonzalez As the final day of Texas’ 86th Legislative Session approaches, the House and Senate continue to work toward developing and reconciling the state budget for the next two years. Ahead of the Session, The Texas Tribune reported that, “Texas Comptroller, Glenn Hegar, offered a cautiously optimistic outlook…

HHSC Releases Report on Auto-Enrollment in the Healthy Texas Women

  In the 2018-2019 Texas state budget, the Health and Human Services Commission was directed to conduct and provide the legislature with an analysis of the cost-effectiveness and projected savings that an auto-enrollment measure could provide. Specifically, the measure would impact women who become ineligible for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) or the Children’s…

HHSC Releases the Women’s Health and Savings Performance Report

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) released its Texas Women’s Health Program Savings and Performance Report for Fiscal Year 2017 this month. The writing of this report was required by HHSC Rider 97 in the Texas state budget, and the report’s findings include: eligibility, service, and provider information; estimated savings realized from the Healthy Texas Women program,…