Consumer Managed Personal Attendant Services (CMPAS)

What is CMPAS?

Under the CMPAS program, Texas Health and Human Services contracts with licensed agencies to provide personal assistance services to people who have physical disabilities who are mentally and emotionally competent and willing to supervise their attendant or have someone who can supervise the attendant for them. The individual interviews, selects, trains, supervises and releases their personal assistants. Health-related tasks are prescribed by physician.

Communications

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The Texas Health and Human Services Commission contracts with a company called Granicus to provide email updates, called GovDelivery. In accordance with your contract, and contracting rules at 40 Texas Administrative Code §49.302(g), you must subscribe to receive HHSC email updates, using this GovDelivery signup, and select Information Letters, Provider Alerts and the contract program type(s).

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Contact Program Staff

For questions about:

How to Become a Provider

For information about how to become a provider, contact your local Contracted Community Services  Unit manager.

Statutes & Rules

Communications

Information & Provider Letters

All letters are in PDF format.

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Number Title Date Published
IL 2021-48 Acceptable Documentation for a Criminal History Check 10/20/2021
IL 2021-36 Fiscal Year 2021 Cutoff Date for Year-end Closeout Processing 7/30/2021
IL 2021-27 Preparing for the Upcoming Fiscal Year 2021 Fee-for-Service Claims Billing Closeout 5/28/2021
IL 2021-09 Handling of Sensitive Personal Information and Breach Notification
Note: Replaces IL 2012-86
2/24/2021
IL 2020-35 Fiscal Year 2020 Cutoff Date for Year-end Closeout Processing 8/7/2020
IL 2020-24 Preparing for the Upcoming Fiscal year 2020 Fee-for-Service Claims Billing Closeout 6/12/2020
PL 2017-24 All Providers are Required to Redo Nurse Aide Registry (NAR) Searches Conducted from June 14, 2017, through August 3, 2017 9/7/2017
PL 2017-23 All Providers Are Required To Redo Employee Misconduct Registry (EMR) Searches Conducted From June 9, 2017, through July 27, 2017 8/7/2017
IL 2015-80 Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation (ANE) Investigation Procedures for the Consumer Directed Services (CDS) Option in the CMPAS Program 12/31/2015
IL 2015-37 Preparing for the Upcoming Fiscal Year 2015 Fee-for-Service Claims Billing Closeout 6/24/2015