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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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    The Minimum Data Set (MDS) 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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    Listing of handbooks and forms for nursing facility providers in Texas

    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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    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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    Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) is a computer-based system that verifies the occurrence of authorized personal attendant service visits by electronically documenting the precise time a service delivery visit begins and ends. Texas requires EVV for certain Medicaid funded home and community-based services provided through HHSC and MCOs.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Policy, Reporting

  • 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

  • Provider News
    June 7, 2024

    HHSC Long-term Care Regulation has created a new page that provides the four options for renewing a nurse aide certification.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    May 31, 2024

    HHSC Long-term Care Regulation has updated the Nurse Aide Registry website to include a new webpage that provides the nine different ways to become a certified nurse aide in Texas, including detailed steps and process maps for each.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    May 31, 2024

    HHSC Long-term Care Regulation (LTCR) is hosting a nursing facility (NF) provider webinar on June 12 to provide the latest updates from LTCR and take questions from participants.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    May 28, 2024

    Long-Term Care Regulation staff and program providers are invited to attend the following in-person classes hosted in June 2024.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    May 23, 2024

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

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    May 22, 2024

    The Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) has published the Proprietary System Operator (PSO) 2024 Onboarding schedule to the EVV Proprietary Systems webpage.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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