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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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    AAA Dietary Reference Intake frequently asked questions.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Aging

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    This webpage provides planning and response information, resources and strategies that can assist the area agencies on aging network to better prepare for and respond to all types of emergencies, disasters, epidemics and pandemics.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Aging

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    Texas Area Agencies on Aging procedural information.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Policy, Aging

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    The 28 area agencies on aging (AAA) provide services to help people age 60 and older, their family members and caregivers receive the information and assistance they need in locating and accessing community services.

    Topics: Aging, Long-term Care Providers

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    Communications from HHS to Texas Area Agencies on Aging

    Topics: Aging, 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

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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 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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    The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) Office of Area Agencies on Aging (OAAA) applies for grants funded by Administration for Community Living (ACL). These are the State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIP) and Medicare Improvement for Patients and Providers Act (MIPPA) grants. In Texas, SHIP is called the Health Information, Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP). Both grants serve Medicare beneficiaries in all 254 counties across Texas. The SHIP grant has existed since 1992 and the MIPPA grant was implemented in 2008 to support the SHIP efforts.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Aging, Policy

  • Provider News
    March 1, 2024

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

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    February 29, 2024

    HHSC Long-Term Care Regulation (LTCR) is hosting a nursing facility (NF) provider webinar on March 13 to provide the latest updates from LTCR and the Department of State Health Services (DSHS) and take questions from participants.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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