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    CDS Program Handbooks and Forms

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Policy

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    Information about how the CDS program works in Texas.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Disability

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    Information about how to become a CDS provider in Texas.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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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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    Training resources for CDS providers.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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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

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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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    Information about Texas Area Agencies on Aging Texas Benefits Counseling Program

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Aging, Benefits

  • Provider News
    January 27, 2023

    A recording of the Jan. 11 TMHP LTC Town Hall for HCS and TxHmL Providers, and FMSAs Webinar is available for those who could not attend.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    January 26, 2023

    Long-Term Care Regulation staff and program providers are invited to attend the following trainings hosted in February. Please verify if registering for a webinar or in-person class.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    January 25, 2023

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued QSO-23-05-NH and QSO-23-06-ALL.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    January 20, 2023

    Medicaid and CHIP Services (MCS) is hosting monthly meetings for Providers and Financial Management Services Agencies (FMSAs) who use the Long-term Care (LTC) Online Portal for the Home and Community-based Services (HCS) and Texas Home Living (TxHmL) waiver programs.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    January 18, 2023

    A recording of the Jan. 13 home and community support services agency provider webinar with HHSC Long-term Care Regulation is now available.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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