What is RC?
Residential Care provides a 24-hour living arrangement in a licensed facility that provides:
- Personal care
- Home management
- Social and recreational activities
- 24-hour supervision
- Supervision of/assistance with or direct administration of medication
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Contact Program Staff
For questions about:
- Contract oversight: Contact Information for Eligibility Operations Provider Contract Management (PDF)
- Information regarding eligibility criteria: contact your local HHS office
- Program provider policy, email: CCADPolicy@hhsc.state.tx.us
- Nursing or other services: contact one of the Community Services Regional Contacts for your region
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
- Texas Administrative Code, Title 40, Part 1, Chapter 46: Contracting to Provide Assisted Living and Residential Care Services
- Texas Administrative Code, Title 40, Part 1, Chapter 49: Contracting for Community Services
- United States Code, Title 42, Chapter 7, Subchapter XIX, §1396
- United States Code, Title 42, Chapter 7, Subchapter XX, §1397-1397f