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A Report on Health and Human Services Commission Contracts

December 2017

Summary Analysis

Texas Government Code, Section 321.013(k), requires that, in devising its audit plan, the State Auditor’s Office shall consider performing audits of Health and Human Services Commission (Commission) contracts that exceed $100 million in annual value, including contracts between the Commission and managed care organizations. Based on unaudited information from the Commission’s Health and Human Services Contract Administration and Tracking System (HCATS), the State Auditor’s Office identified 79 contracts with a total value exceeding $100 million. According to the Commission, as of June 1, 2017, expenditures for those 79 contracts had totaled approximately $93.3 billion.

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Nine contracts related to various aspects of operating Medicaid, Children’s Health Insurance, Medical Transportation, and administrative programs.

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Three contracts related to information technology and telecommunications services.

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One contract related to pharmacy providers for the Vendor Drug Program.

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Forty-nine contracts for managed care services.

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One interlocal contract related to mental health services.

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Sixteen long-term care contracts transitioned from the Department of Aging and Disability Services to the Commission during fiscal year 2017.

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Graphics, Media, Supporting documents

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