DSHS Contractor Resources

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    HHS Enterprise Agency Provider Alert

    Effective immediately, all Health and Human Services Enterprise (HHS) agencies, including the Department of State Health Services, are expanding efforts to protect all types of confidential information and continue compliance with state and federal requirements applicable to confidential information. As part of this effort, HHS has developed a uniform data-use agreement for use across the HHS Enterprise for all contractors and subcontractors who have, or will have, access to HHS confidential information. Information is available on the HHS Public Website.


    HHSC Vendor and Contractor Information     
    Information and resources for HHS contractors and vendors.. 

    Contract Oversight and Support Section (COS)
    The mission of the COS is to develop, direct, and support exemplary agency-wide contract administration to provide quality services improving health and well-being in Texas.

    Contractor Board Training
    Watch this helpful video on nonprofit board member training.
    What Every Non-Profit Board Member Needs to Know

    Contractor’s Financial Procedures Manual (CFPM)
    Serves as a guidebook for DSHS subrecipient contractors and lower tier subrecipients of DSHS subrecipient contractors that are required to comply with Uniform Grant Management Standards (UGMS) and Federal financial management regulations. The CFPM does not apply to Mental Health Performance Contracts with local mental health authorities.

    Electronic Information Resources Products
    Information for vendors who develop Web sites and other Web products. Includes logo usage guidelines, accessibility information and model release forms.

    Faith-Based Organizations and Community Groups
    OneStar Foundation is a member of the Interagency Coordinating Group (ICG) that collaborates on partnership opportunities between state agencies and faith-based and community organizations.

    Minority and Women Owned Business Initiatives
    Information for vendors about Historically Underutilized Business (HUB) certification and business opportunities.

    Performance Contracts – Mental Health
    Performance Contract documents. Provided in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format.

    Quality Management
    The Quality Management Branch is responsible for assuring that contractors funded by DSHS meet standards and requirements of the department. Staff of the Branch also assist contractors in identifying opportunities and avenues to improve services.

    Single Audit Determination Form – HHSC OIG
    Designed to assist Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) in determining whether a subrecipient of federal/state funds should have a Single Audit conducted and submitted to HHSC.


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Last updated July 9, 2018