Day Activity & Health Services (DAHS)

Questions about enrolling?

Call the Licensing and Certification Unit at 512-438-2050

Visit the Texas Unified Licensure Information Portal (TULIP) website

For application forms and instructions.

Go to TULIP

Civil Money Penalty (CMP) Reinvestment Program

Accepts applications for new projects during the following application periods (excludes Communicative Technology):
Jan. 1 – Feb. 28
July 1 – Aug. 31

What are Day Activity and Health Services?

Licensed Day Activity and Health Services facilities provide daytime services, up to 10 hours per day, Monday through Friday, to people who live in the community. Services address physical, mental, medical and social needs.

Provider Communications

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Statutes & Rules

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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
PL 2018-20 Incident Reporting Requirements

Note: Replaces PL 13-04 and PL 18-07

PL 2023-01 New Regulatory Rules for Long-term Care Regulation (LTCR) Individualized Skills and Socialization Services
IL 2022-57 Contract and Fiscal Compliance Monitoring – Implementation of Enhanced Monitoring
PL 2022-32 Blackboard Connect Emergency Communication System
PL 2022-30 Adopted Rules Related to Temporary Licenses for Long-term Care Provider Changes of Ownership (CHOWs)
IL 2022-52 American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Provider Retention Payments Attestation and Reporting Requirements
IL 2022-43 Fiscal Year 2022 Cutoff Date for Year-end Closeout Processing
PL 2022-18 New Regional Boundaries for Long-term Care Providers

Note: updated to PL 2022-18

IL 2022-30 American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Provider Retention Payments (Revised)

Note: Revised June 24, 2022

IL 2022-27 Interim Guidance for Renewal of ID/RC Assessments and for Renewal, Revised, and Transfer IPCs for CLASS, HCS and TxHmL - REVISED

Note: Replaces IL 2020-45 and IL 2020-46