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    The Minimum Data Set is a standardized collection of demographic and clinical information that describes a person's overall condition. All licensed nursing facilities in Texas are required to submit MDS assessments for all residents admitted into their facility. The current version is MDS 3.0.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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    Information about the licensing and regulation of nursing facilities (NFs) in Texas.

    Topics: COVID-19, Licensing and Credentialing, Long-term Care Providers, Policy

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    The term "negotiated rulemaking" specifies a particular process to be used to draft a proposed rule. This process provides for a group of 12-15 stakeholders who represent differing interests affected by the proposed rule to negotiate and potentially reach agreement on a proposed rule.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Policy

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    Advance care planning means planning ahead for how you want to be treated if you are very ill or near death. This page provides information about that process for both providers and consumers.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Aging

  • Provider News
    July 15, 2024

    Effective on July 15, 2024, and retroactive to July 5, 2024, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announces resources and flexibilities available in response to Hurricane Beryl in Texas.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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    July 9, 2024

    HHSC is hosting a webinar on Aug. 14, 2024, at 1 p.m. Central time for nursing homes enrolled in the Quality Incentive Payment Program (QIPP) for state fiscal year (SFY) 2024.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    July 8, 2024

    HHSC is hosting a webinar on July 23, 2024, at 2 p.m. for nursing facilities enrolled in the Quality Incentive Payment Program for state fiscal year (SFY) 2025.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    July 3, 2024

    FEI Systems will host a monthly provider demonstration webinar on July 9, 2024, from 10–11 a.m.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    July 2, 2024

    Long-Term Care Regulation staff and program providers are invited to attend the following in-person classes hosted in July.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    July 2, 2024

    Long-Term Care Regulation staff and program providers are invited to attend the following webinar trainings hosted in July.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    June 26, 2024

    HHSC LTCR is reminding nursing facility providers that CMS issued new guidance for nursing facilities (NF) on the use of enhanced barrier precautions (EBP).

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    June 21, 2024

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services published QSO-24-13-NH announcing changes to nursing facility assessment requirements.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    June 20, 2024

    HHSC Long-Term Care Regulation will host a webinar for assisted living facility providers on July 17, from 11 a.m.–noon.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    June 18, 2024

    A recording of the June 12 nursing facility provider webinar with Long-Term Care Regulation is now available.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    June 10, 2024

    The Texas Health and Human Services Commission, along with The University of Texas Steve Hicks School of Social Work, will host the 2024 Quality in Long-Term Care Conference in person at the Renaissance Austin Hotel on Aug. 28–29.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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