April 15, 2021

HHSC Long-term Care Regulation has published Provider Letter 2021-15, Fingerprint-based Criminal History Checks for Current and Prospective Medication Aides (PDF). The letter notifies providers that beginning August 1, 2021, HHSC will require fingerprint-based criminal history checks for:

  • medication aides who apply to renew their permits
  • applications for the medication aide examination in accordance with 26 TAC §557.111.