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    Licensing and regulation information for Home and Community-based Services (HCS) program providers in Texas.

    Topics: COVID-19, Disability, 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
    February 23, 2024

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

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    February 16, 2024

    Home and Community-based Services and Texas Home Living stakeholders can now comment on the proposed revisions to the CFC Billing Requirements for HCS and TxHmL Providers until 5 p.m. on Feb. 27, 2024.

    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

  • Provider News
    February 13, 2024

    The Texas Health and Human Services Commission is aware that 1915(c) HCS providers are experiencing delays in completing Medicaid enrollment revalidation through the Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership due to the need for additional clarification and guidance for submitting practice location information.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    February 12, 2024

    The Texas Center for Nursing Workforce Studies’ 2024 Long-Term Care Nurse Staffing Study will be open through Friday, March 15.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    February 12, 2024

    Medicaid and CHIP Services will be hosting monthly sessions for Program Providers and Financial Management Services Agencies, who use the Long-term Care Online Portal for the Home and Community-based Services and Texas Home Living waiver programs.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    February 9, 2024

    HHSC will conduct a hybrid public hearing on Feb. 15 at 2:30 p.m. to solicit public comment on the implementation of a service similar to prevocational services required by House Bill 4169, 88th Regular Session, 2023, to be added to the Home and Community-based Services, Texas Home Living, and Deaf Blind with Multiple Disabilities Medicaid waiver programs.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    February 8, 2024

    The Jan. 31 recording of the Intellectual and Developmental Disability Programs and Provider Investigations Quarterly Webinar with Long-term Care Regulation is available.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    February 5, 2024

    FEI Systems will host a monthly provider demonstration webinar on Feb. 13 from 10–11 a.m.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    January 31, 2024

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

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    January 31, 2024

    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.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    January 31, 2024

    The Texas Health and Human Services Commission and the University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing are pleased to announce a collaborative effort to improve long-term care in Texas.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    January 30, 2024

    The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) will implement a claim matching bypass on Feb. 1, 2024 — for EVV claims with dates of service from Jan. 1 through March 31 — to be paid without a matching EVV visit.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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