Budget Information

Agency Overview

The Agency Overview is published by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) Center for Policy and Innovation. The publication includes information about funding, number of people served and staff levels.

Legislative Appropriations Request (LAR)

State funding for DADS is determined in the regular state appropriation process. This is a two-year budget cycle where each agency or institution prepares a Legislative Appropriation Request that outlines their funding requirements and/or needs for the upcoming biennium. This request includes all sources of funds the agency expects to have available, including federal funds.

Note: These documents are in PDF unless otherwise noted.

Volume I

Summaries of Request

Strategy Requests
GOAL 1: Long-term Care Continuum

GOAL 2: Licensing, Certification, and Outreach

GOAL 3: Indirect Administration

GOAL 4: DADS Exceptional Items HHSC Impact

Volume II

Note: These documents are in PDF unless otherwise noted.

Volume I

Summaries of Request

Strategy Requests
GOAL 1: Long-term Care Continuum

GOAL 2: Licensing, Certification, and Outreach

GOAL 3: Indirect Administration

Volume II

Exceptional Items

  1. Maintain Caseload (Page 295)
  2. Cost Trends (Page 298)
  3. Promoting Independence (Page 307)
  4. Community Expansion (Page 312)
  5. Protecting Vulnerable Texans (Page 332)
  6. Improving Support for SSLC Resident (Page 341)
  7. Streamlining Service Systems (Page 348)
  8. PACE Expansion (Page 351)

Capital Budget

Supporting Schedules

Volume III

Monthly Financial Reports

The Monthly Financial Reports complies with Rider 16(e) of the Appropriations Act which states that, "The department shall submit to the Legislative Budget Board and the Office of the Governor a monthly report on expenditures and encumbrances of the agency by strategy. The report shall include, but is not limited to expenditures and methods of finance, number of full-time equivalent positions, both state/federal and local/federal, Earned Federal Funds, and capital budget."

Operating Budget

The Operating Budget, internally referred to as the GLOB (Governor's Legislative Operating Budget), is a "mini" LAR that gives a point-in-time snapshot of past years and a projection of a future year. The GLOB is produced every odd numbered year and is submitted to the Governor's Office of Budget, Planning and Policy as well as the Legislative Budget Board.

Operating Budget for Fiscal Year 2016

Note: The following documents are in Microsoft Excel format unless otherwise indicated.

Submitted to the Governor's Office of Budget, Planning and Policy and the Legislative Budget Board by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (December 1, 2015)

Operating Budget in PDF format

Budget Overview


2A - Summary of Budget by Strategy

2B - Summary of Budget by Method of Finance

2C - Summary of Budget of Object of Expense

2D - Summary of Objective Outcomes


Goal 1:  Long-term Services and Supports

1.1.1 Intake, Access & Eligibility to Services and Supports Intake and Access – Local Authorities Intake and Access – Area of Aging Agencies (AAA) LTC Functional Eligibility Community Services Contracts State Office – Administration/Contracts Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) Capital Projects

1.1.2 Guardianship

1.2.1 Primary Home Care

1.2.2 Community Attendant Services

1.2.3 Day Activity and Health Services

1.3.1 Community-Based Alternatives (CBA)

1.3.2 Home and Community-Based Services (HCS)

1.3.3 Community Living Assistance (CLASS)

1.3.4 Deaf-Blind Multiple Disabilities (DBMD)

1.3.5 Medically Dependent Children (MDCP)

1.3.6 Texas Home Living Waiver

1.4.1 Non-Medicaid Services (3A-1.4.1-Accessible) Non-Medicaid Services – Title XX Nutrition Services Services to Assist Independent Living

1.4.2 Intellectual Disability Community Services Employment Services Day Training Services Therapies Respite Independent Living ID Community Services Residential Crisis Services

1.4.3 Promoting Independence Plan

1.4.4 In-Home and Family Support

1.5.1 All-inclusive Care – Elderly (PACE)

1.6.1 Nursing Facility Payments Nursing Facilities Nursing Facility Other Services PASRR

1.6.2 Medicare Skilled Nursing Facility

1.6.3 Hospice

1.6.4 Promoting Independence Services

1.7.1 Intermediate Care Facilities – IID ID Private ID Public

1.8.1 State Supported Living Centers Residential Care New Generation Medications All Other Medications Off-campus Medical Care Capital Projects

1.9.1 Capital Repairs and Renovations

Goal 2:  Regulation, Certification, Outreach

2.1.1 Facility/Community-Based Regulation Nursing Facilities Assisted Living Facilities Adult Day Care ICF-ID Facilities Home & Community Support Services Licensing Program Administration Capital Projects

2.1.2 Credentialing/Certification Nursing Facilities Administrators Nurse Aids, Medication Aids, & Uncredentialed Staff Program Administration

2.1.3 LTC Quality Outreach

Goal 3: Indirect Administration

3.1.1 Central Administration

3.1.2 IT Program Support Capital Projects BIP – Related IT Projects

Summary Totals


4A – Capital Budget Project Schedule

Capital Budget Allocation to Strategies

4B – Federal Funds Supporting Schedule

4C – Federal Funds Tracking Schedule

4D – Estimated Revenue Collections Supporting Schedule

Performance Measures

Each state agency prepares and submits quarterly reports to the Legislative Budget Board (LBB) that compare the agency's actual year-to-date performance of key performance measures to the official targets that have been established in the GAA. Updates/revisions to the targets shown in the GAA are allowed only if they are the direct result of legislation that was enacted after the target was established or if the revision is the direct result of situations beyond the agency's control. All updates/revisions must be approved by the LBB before they are considered official. Note: Only output and efficiency measures are included in the reports for the first three quarters; the fourth quarter report includes outcome measures as well as output and efficiency measures.

Reference Guide

The Reference Guide is an annual publication that provides an overview DADS. It contains information on how DADS was created, describes the agency's organizational structure, as well as its vision, mission, key responsibilities and guiding principles. It also provides descriptions and eligibility requirements for each of the programs and services administered by DADS as well as demographic and economic data crucial for the department's planning functions. Lastly, it contains numerous staff directories and program/service contact lists.

Rider Reports

These reports, required by DADS Rider 21 of the General Appropriations Act, analyzes and compares the costs of state and federally funded residential and non-residential services for persons with intellectual disabilities and related conditions for which DADS is the Medicaid operating agency.

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Updated: September 19, 2016