HHSC Has Published IL 2023-08 Enhanced Staffing Rate for Off-Site Individualized Skills and Socialization

IL 2023-08 is posted to the HHS FMSA, LIDDA, HCS and TxHmL site.

This information letter provides guidance on the process a program provider must follow to request an enhanced staffing rate for the provision of off-site individualized skills and socialization.

Additionally, HHSC has published Form 8617, Enhanced Staffing Rate. The form is available on the HHS Forms webpage.

Day habilitation will no longer be a Medicaid-billable service in the HCS or TxHmL Programs for dates of service beginning March 1, 2023, and ongoing.

More information about individualized skills and socialization is available on the HHS website at Individualized Skills and Socialization | Texas Health and Human Services.

Please email HCSPolicy@hhs.texas.gov or TxHmLPolicy@hhs.texas.gov with any additional questions.