Special Services to Persons with Disabilities (SSPD)

Special Services to Persons with Disabilities

The SSPD program provides services in a variety of settings to assist individuals in developing the skills needed to remain in the community as independently as possible. Services included in the service plan consist of counseling, personal care and help with the development of skills needed for independent living in the community. Services vary depending on the regional contract.

Provider Communications

Read news, information letters (ILs) & provider letters (PLs).

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Contact Program Staff

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Applying to Provide Services

The Texas Health and Human Services posts request for applications in the HHS Request for Applications page. Visit the HHS Grants page for information on applying to provide SSPD.

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 2024-05 Preparing for the Upcoming Fiscal Year 2024 Fee-for-Service Claims Billing Closeout
IL 2023-21 Preparing for the Upcoming Fiscal Year 2023 Fee-for-Service Claims Billing Closeout
IL 2022-31 Preparing for the upcoming Fiscal year 2022 Fee-for-Service Claims Billing Closeout
IL 2021-48 Acceptable Documentation for a Criminal History Check

Note: Revised November 10, 2021

IL 2021-27 Preparing for the Upcoming Fiscal Year 2021 Fee-for-Service Claims Billing Closeout
IL 2021-09 Handling of Sensitive Personal Information and Breach Notification

Note: Replaces IL 2012-86

IL 2020-24 Preparing for the Upcoming Fiscal year 2020 Fee-for-Service Claims Billing Closeout
IL 2015-37 Preparing for the Upcoming Fiscal Year 2015 Fee-for-Service Claims Billing Closeout
IL 2014-22 Preparing for the Upcoming Fiscal Year 2014 Claims Billing Closeout
IL 2013-29 Preparing for the Upcoming Fiscal Year 2013 Claims Billing Closeout