The statewide database run by the Texas Information and Referral Network has released an updated website to help clients find the support they need online, no matter where they are in Texas.
The site, 211Texas.org, offers help finding housing, jobs, food assistance and a host of other services. The search is now simpler on the site.
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Gary Jessee, a 20-year veteran of state service, will be Texas' new state Medicaid director, Health and Human Services Executive Commissioner Chris Traylor announced Oct. 30.
The Health and Human Services Commission produced a couple of significant developments in October related to the transformation of the health and human services system in Texas.
The Health and Human Service Commission announced contracts for the STAR Kids program have been awarded to the following managed care organizations, effective Oct. 1, 2015.
HHSC is looking for people to serve on the restructured Texas Drug Utilization Review Board. The board will include 17 doctors and pharmacists who provide services to Medicaid recipients and who represent different specialties.
Over the past five years, an average of 121 women in Texas have been killed by domestic violence annually. According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, over 185,000 incidents of family violence were reported in 2014.