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    A list of CDS training presentations.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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    The Service Responsibility Option is an additional option of consumer direction. SRO lets consumers select, train and manage most of the day-to-day activities of their attendants, such as when they work and how they perform their duties. The provider agency of the participant's choosing remains the employer of record and handles all of the personnel and business details

    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

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    Listing of handbooks and forms for nursing facility providers in Texas

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Policy

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    Information on how to become a licensed Nursing Facility provider in Texas.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Licensing and Credentialing

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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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    HHSC is mandated to create and provide nursing facilities with one of the posters required by Texas Administrative Code, Title 26, Part 1, Chapter 554, §554.1921(e), the notice of how to file a complaint, giving the toll-free telephone number. This page provides information on how to obtain these posters.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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    CDS Program Handbooks and Forms

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Policy

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    Consumer Directed Services (CDS) Webinar recordings and presentation documents.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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    Training resources for CDS providers.

    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

  • Provider News
    March 20, 2023

    A recording of the March 8 nursing facility updates webinar with HHSC Long-term Care Regulation and the Department of State Health Services is now available.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    March 17, 2023

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has indicated that the blanket waiver, allowing temporary nurse aides to work for longer than four months without completing their Nurse Aide Training and Competency Evaluation Program (NATCEP) or Competency Evaluation Program (CEP), will end May 11, 2023.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    March 14, 2023

    HHSC reviews Medicaid bed allocation and deallocates Medicaid beds from nursing facilities (NFs) who are not utilizing them at the level defined in 26 TAC §554.2322(j)(5).

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    March 10, 2023

    Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is accepting comments from stakeholders on the following draft rules.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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