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June 16, 2017

The Health and Human Services Commission is notifying people about the accidental loss of protected personal information. The breach may affect 1,842 people in the Houston area.

May 19, 2017

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission announced that Texas has been awarded $27.4 million in federal funds to combat opioid use disorders.

April 25, 2017

Starting May 1, Texas will begin providing this year’s statewide Medicaid benefit for mosquito repellent to prevent Zika virus transmission.

November 4, 2015

In El Paso, there are close to 200,000 people receiving the SNAP food benefit (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program), which offers nutrition assistance to millions of low-income individuals.

November 1, 2015

OIG, whose charge is to prevent, detect, and investigate fraud, waste, and abuse in Medicaid and other aspects of the health and human services system, is in the midst of a complete rebuild.