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    Communications from HHS to Texas Area Agencies on Aging

    Topics: Aging, Long-term Care Providers

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    Information for providers of Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care Centers (PPECCs). PPECCs allow minors from birth through age 20 with medically complex conditions to receive daily medical care in a non-residential setting.

    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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    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
    February 21, 2024

    The Texas Health and Human Services Commission is aware that an unauthorized third party impersonating the agency sent an email requesting the verification/update of information related to long-term care licensure, including Home and Community Support Services Agencies.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    February 16, 2024

    The Texas Health and Human Services Commission has published an updated version of the SFY 2024 Quality Metrics and Associated Performance Requirements for the Quality Incentive Payment Program for Nursing Facilities to reflect recent changes made to Component 3 metrics.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    February 16, 2024

    The Texas Health and Human Services Commission posted proposed SFY 2025 QIPP quality metrics and associated performance requirements on Nov. 30, 2023.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    February 16, 2024

    The Health and Human Services Commission’s Quality Incentive Payment Program is a state-wide performance-based payment program designed to incentivize nursing facilities to improve the quality and innovation of their services.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    February 16, 2024

    The Executive Commissioner of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission adopts an amendment to 1 Texas Administrative Code §353.1302, concerning the Quality Incentive Payment Program for Nursing Facilities providing services under Medicaid managed care on or after Sept. 1, 2019.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    February 16, 2024

    HHSC has issued and posted the Quality Incentive Payment Program Year 6 Scorecards for Adjustment Period 1.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    February 16, 2024

    The first reconciliation of Intergovernmental Transfers for Year 6 of the Quality Incentive Payment Program is now available.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    February 16, 2024

    The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) has issued and posted the Quality Incentive Payment Program (QIPP) Year 7 Scorecards for November.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    February 16, 2024

    The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) has updated two lists of Nursing Facilities that have not yet met the conditions of participation for the Quality Incentive Payment Program SFY 2023 program year.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    February 15, 2024

    This training is for registered nurses, physical, occupational and speech therapists who collect OASIS Data.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    February 14, 2024

    Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership published a table that highlights the most frequently occurring issues Electronic Visit Verification users have experienced with the HHAeXchange system.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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