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.

Provider Communications

Read news, information letters (ILs) and provider letters (PLs).

Don’t Miss Out on Emails from HHS

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 26 Texas Administrative Code §52. 103(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).

When you sign up for email updates, you are giving your information to both HHSC and to Granicus. When HHSC has your information, it is subject to the HHSC privacy policy. When Granicus has your information, it is subject to the Granicus GovDelivery privacy policy.

Contact Program Staff

For questions about:

Applying to Provide Services

The Texas Health and Human Services posts request for applications in the HHS Request for Applications page. Visit the HHS Grants page for information on applying to provide CMPAS.

Statutes and Rules

State

Federal

Other rules and statutes

Communications

Information & Provider Letters

Case-sensitive. Use commas to separate multiple entries.
Note: These files are in PDF format unless otherwise noted.
Number Title/Notes Date Published
IL 2021-09 Handling of Sensitive Personal Information and Breach Notification

Note: Replaces IL 2012-86

IL 2020-35 Fiscal Year 2020 Cutoff Date for Year-end Closeout Processing
IL 2020-24 Preparing for the Upcoming Fiscal year 2020 Fee-for-Service Claims Billing Closeout
IL 2015-80 Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation (ANE) Investigation Procedures for the Consumer Directed Services (CDS) Option in the CMPAS Program
IL 2015-37 Preparing for the Upcoming Fiscal Year 2015 Fee-for-Service Claims Billing Closeout
IL 2014-77 STAR+PLUS Managed Care Resource Information for Transitioned Community Based Alternatives, Primary Home Care and Day Activity Health Services Providers
IL 2014-49 Billing Process for Long-Term Services and Supports Providers Transitioning to STAR+PLUS
IL 2014-23 Expansion of the STAR+PLUS Medicaid Managed Care Program to the Medicaid Rural Service Areas
IL 2014-22 Preparing for the Upcoming Fiscal Year 2014 Claims Billing Closeout
IL 2013-49 Required Base Wages of Personal Attendants Effective September 1, 2013, and September 1, 2014