Intermediate Care Facilities (ICF/IID)

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 is an ICF/IID?

The Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with an Intellectual Disability or Related Conditions program provides residential and habilitation services to people with intellectual disabilities or a related condition.

Provider Communications

Click here for news, information letters (ILs) & provider letters (PLs).

COVID-19

Guidance

Resources

ICF Medicaid Provider Training

COVID Webinars

For older recordings, email LTCR Policy.

Contact Program Staff

Forms Processing and Service Authorizations: Provider Claims Services, 512-438-2200, Option 1

Contract Administration and Provider Monitoring: 512-438-3390, CAPM_NF_ICF_Contracting@hhsc.state.tx.us

Quality Assurance Fee (QAF): 512-424-6552

Contracting Policy, Living Options, Trust Funds, Therapeutic Leaves or QAF: icfiid.questions@hhsc.state.tx.us

Enforcement: 512-438-2626

Licensing and Certification: 512-438-2630

Regulatory Services Policy: 512-438-3161, PolicyRulesTraining@hhsc.state.tx.us

Other Contact Information: Regulatory Services regional contacts

Directory and Regulation Tags

Forms and Handbooks

Handbooks

Forms

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Forms

Funding

There is no additional funding for ICF/IIDs and there has not been for several years. If funding should become available, notice will be posted in the Texas Register.

Regulatory Comment Card Survey

Please click here to take a short survey about the recent visit to your facility by Texas Health and Human Services Regulatory Services.

Statutes and Rules

State

Formatted State Rules

HHS maintains the formatted versions of rules related to this program on its website to enhance public access to program information. The Texas Register and the Texas Administrative Code remain the official sources for all HHS rules.

Federal

Other Rules and Statutes

IDD and PI Quarterly Webinars

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 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

PL 2022-15 Offsite Review Responsibility Requirements
PL 2022-13 New Rules Implementing Senate Bill (S.B.) 25 and Senate Bill (S.B.) 572, 87th Legislature, Regular Session, 2021, Version 2

Note: Revised -- originally issued June 1, 2022

IL 2022-35 IL 2022-35 Provider Information Validation on LTC Claims
IL 2022-31 Preparing for the upcoming Fiscal year 2022 Fee-for-Service Claims Billing Closeout
PL 2022-10 Information on the Texas Election Integrity Protection Act

Note: Originally issued April 26, 2022

PL 2022-09 Process for Requesting Testing Supplies for Providers Without a CLIA Waiver
PL 2022-07 Description of Key Changes to 26 TAC 551, Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with an Intellectual Disability or Related Conditions
PL 2021-29 End of Temporary Suspension of Certain LTCR Requirements During COVID-19 Outbreak

Note: Revised. Replaces the version previously revised September 14, 2021. Replaces PLs 2020-21 and 2020-26.