Day Activity and Health Services (DAHS)

What are Day Activity and Health Services?

Licensed Day Activity and Health Services (DAHS) facilities provide services in the DAHS program on a daily and regular basis to four or more people who are not related by blood, marriage or adoption to the owner of the facility. DAHS services include health, social and related support services. DAHS facilities were previously called adult day care centers.

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Note: These files are in PDF format unless otherwise noted.
Number Title/Notes Date Published
PL 2024-12 Changes to 26 TAC Chapter 559 Day Activity and Health Services Requirements
PL 2024-11 Application Requirements Related to Ownership, Affiliates, and Controlling Persons
IL 2024-05 Preparing for the Upcoming Fiscal Year 2024 Fee-for-Service Claims Billing Closeout
PL 2020-01 How to File a Complaint Regarding a Surveyor and Report Survey Inconsistencies

Note: Revised 4/16/2024

IL 2023-44 2023 Cost Report and 2023 or 2024 Accountability Report Training Information
IL 2023-42 2023 Reporting Requirements for Attendant Compensation Rate Enhancement
PL 2023-20 Texas Unified Licensure Information Portal (TULIP) – Updated and Additional Information

Note: Replaces PL 2018-15.

IL 2023-40 State Fiscal Year 2024 Awarded Levels for the Attendant Compensation Rate Enhancement and Direct Care Staff Enhancement Programs Effective Retroactive to September 1, 2023
IL 2023-33 Attendant Services in Various Programs
IL 2023-31 Fiscal Year 2023 Cutoff Date for Year-End Closeout Processing LTC TMHP Claims