What is Family Care?
Family Care is a nonskilled, nontechnical attendant care service for eligible adults who are functionally limited in performing activities of daily living. Primary Home Care provider agencies have the option of providing these services. Family Care services are provided by an attendant and do not require the supervision of a registered nurse.
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Contact Program Staff
For questions about:
- Contracting with HHSC: Contact Information for Eligibility Operations Provider Contract Management (PDF)
- Information regarding eligibility criteriacontact: Your local HHS office
- Program or provider policy information: CCADPolicy@hhsc.state.tx.us
- Nursing or other services: Community Services regional contacts
How to Become a Provider
To be eligible to provide services and receive reimbursement for these services, a provider agency must be a Primary Home Care provider.
Contracting to Provide Services
To be eligible to provide services and receive reimbursement for these services, a provider agency must meet certain eligibility criteria. Rules regarding minimum eligibility requirements for contracting can be found in Title 40 of the Texas Administrative Code (TAC) as follows:
- TAC, Title 40, Part 1, Chapter 47: Provide Primary Home Care, Community Attendant Services and Family Care Program
- Texas Administrative Code, Title 40, Part 1, Chapter 49: Contracting for Community Care Services