April 27, 2021

HHSC has published IL 2021-19, Termination of Waiver Services during the Public Health Emergency (PDF).

Waiver services will be ending for people not eligible for CLASS, DBMD, HCS or TxHmL programs beginning May 10, 2021. This is in accordance with CMS’s Interim Final Rule CMS-9912-IFC. The rules for program eligibility are:

People no longer eligible for a waiver program will:

  • Have waiver services terminated. They may continue to receive Medicaid state plan services until the end of the federal Public Health Emergency.
  • Be given an opportunity to request a fair hearing for termination of services. HHSC urges case managers and service coordinators to provide helpful information to anyone who wants to appeal an HHSC eligibility determination.

Contact the following with questions about termination of a person’s program:

HCS, TxHmL, CLASS Program Services:
IDD Program Enrollment and Support Message Line at 512-438-2484.

DBMD Program Services
IDD Utilization Review Message Line at 512-438-4896