HHSC Resumes Review of NF Medicaid Bed Occupancy for Deallocation

HHSC reviews Medicaid bed allocation and deallocates Medicaid beds from nursing facilities (NFs) who are not utilizing them at the level defined in 26 TAC §554.2322(j)(5).

Effective March 2023, HHSC will resume review of Medicaid bed occupancy for deallocation purposes. Letters will go out in April 2023 to those NFs below 70 percent occupancy from September 2022 through February 2023.

For questions, email Medicaid Occupancy Reporting at medoccupancy@hhs.texas.gov.