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  • Provider News
    August 5, 2022
    HHSC is reminding long-term care providers to be alert for people who have rashes and other symptoms consistent with monkeypox. Providers should follow CDC guidance on monkeypox.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    August 5, 2022
    LTC providers should review their emergency preparedness and response plans to ensure people know what to do in an emergency related to drought, especially as Texas is currently experiencing statewide drought conditions.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    August 4, 2022
    Texas is currently experiencing statewide drought conditions. Numerous water systems are stressed and may continue to experience issues as the drought progresses, and there are concerns about the impacts on long-term care facilities.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    August 4, 2022
    HHSC will host an informational webinar on Aug. 17 for hospice providers to review the newly implemented Medicaid Hospice Program rules found in Texas Administrative Code Title 26, Chapter 266, effective July 26.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Pages
    Due to COVID-19 precautions, HHSC is taking protective measures for the public and HHSC staff. HHSC encourages contract applicants and current contractors for Long-term Care programs and services to submit contract applications and other contract information by email or fax

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    August 2, 2022
    Since May 2, Home and Community-based Services and Texas Home Living program providers, local intellectual and developmental disability authorities, and financial management services agencies billing on behalf of Consumer Directed Services have been submitting claims and forms to Texas Medicaid and Healthcare Partnership.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    July 29, 2022
    HHSC is offering the August 2022 online quarterly webinar for financial management services agencies. All FMSAs currently contracted with HHSC or a managed care organization must attend this mandatory webinar.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    July 29, 2022
    HHSC has adopted new Hospice Program rules in the Texas Administrative Code, Title 26, Chapter 266 effective July 26, 2022. Previous Medicaid Hospice rules from 40 TAC Chapter 30 have been repealed.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    July 27, 2022
    HCS and TxHmL claims processed on the ID CARE system for dates of service between March 1–April 30, 2022, meeting the eligibility requirements for receiving the ARPA rate add on, will begin to be processed toward the end of July. Providers will receive three new reports that will include the ARPA add on payments.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    July 27, 2022
    Beginning Aug. 1, two Home and Community-based Services and Texas Home Living mailboxes will no longer be available.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    July 26, 2022
    HHSC is hosting an optional Electronic Visit Verification Compliance webinar on Aug. 25 for Consumer Directed Services employers required to use EVV.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    July 25, 2022
    Long-term Care Regulation staff and program providers are invited to attend the following trainings hosted in August.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    July 21, 2022
    Emergency Rules for Home and Community Support Services Agencies Response to COVID-19 in 26 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 558.960 expire on July 21 and will not be renewed.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, COVID-19

  • Provider News
    July 20, 2022
    HHSC is seeking applications to set up contract(s) for Business Supports and Services, Coaching and Administrative Services for Consumers Using the Option Requesting Assistance Applying for and Administering Certain Grant Funds.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    July 20, 2022
    The TexMedConnect User Guide has instructions for adjusting a previously submitted claim with dates of service on May 1 or later.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers