Home & Community-based Services (HCS)

What is HCS?

The Home and Community-based Services program provides individualized services and supports to persons with intellectual disabilities who are living with their family, in their own home or in other community settings, such as small group homes.

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Note: These files are in PDF format unless otherwise noted.
Number Title/Notes Date Published
IL 2022-32 In-Home Day Habilitation Information for Program Providers for COVID-19

Note: Replaces IL 2022-28

IL 2022-25 Ending of COVID-19 Flexibilities Related to Pre-Enrollment and Enrollment Activities

Note: (Replaces IL 2021-03, IL 2021-04, and IL 2021-14)

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

Note: (Replaces IL20-45 and Replaces IL20-46 for CLASS only)

PL 2022-10 Information on the Texas Election Integrity Protection Act

Note: Originally issued April 26, 2022

IL 2022-23 Information Letter No. 2022-23 New Critical Incident Management Reporting System for 1915(c) Medicaid Waiver Program Providers (REVISED)

Note: Replaces IL 2022-14

IL 2022-19 New Application for Managing the Home and Community-based Services and Texas Home Living Waiver Program Interest Lists

Note: Replaces IL 2022-10

IL 2022-20 Data Migration from the Client Assignment and Registration system to the Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership Long Term Care Online Portal

Note: Replaces IL 2022-11

IL 2022-18 Data Migration from the Client Assignment and Registration (CARE) System to the Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) Long Term Care (LTC) Online Portal
IL 2022-17 1915(c) Waivers Migration to the Texas Medicaid Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) Long-Term Care Online Portal (LTCOP)
PL 2022-09 Process for Requesting Testing Supplies for Providers Without a CLIA Waiver