In September 2017, the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) halted its plans for a pilot program to test managed long-term services and supports (LTSS) for people with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD) due to concerns about cost-effectiveness, timeliness, and use of resources. The state is actively in the process of redesigning the state’s system of care for people with I/DD so that by 2021 all LTSS for this population will be transitioned to managed care. The state plans to implement managed care in two phases. In phase one, by September 1, 2020, the Texas . . .
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