Residential Care

What is RC?

Residential Care provides a 24-hour living arrangement in a licensed facility that provides:

  • Personal care
  • Home management
  • Escort
  • Social and recreational activities
  • Transportation
  • 24-hour supervision
  • Supervision of/assistance with or direct administration of medication

Provider Communications

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Contact Program Staff

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How to Become a Provider

Residential Care providers must be licensed as an assisted living facility and have a contract with the Texas Health and Human Services Commission.

Statutes & 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 2023-44 2023 Cost Report and 2023 or 2024 Accountability Report Training Information
IL 2023-42 2023 Reporting Requirements for Attendant Compensation Rate Enhancement
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 2022-58 2022 Cost Report and 2022 or 2023 Accountability Report Training Information
IL 2022-57 Contract and Fiscal Compliance Monitoring – Implementation of Enhanced Monitoring
IL 2022-33 Records Retention and Contact Information After Contract Termination
IL 2022-06 Payment Rates for Residential Care Attendant Services
IL 2021-57 2021 Cost Report and 2021 or 2022 Accountability Report Training Information
IL 2021-48 Acceptable Documentation for a Criminal History Check

Note: Revised November 10, 2021