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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
    This webinar provides foundational guidance on OASIS and the OASIS conventions for data collection.

    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

  • Provider News
    August 3, 2022
    HHSC announces the new Critical Incident Management System is now live. CIMS is a statewide tool for reporting critical incidents.

    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
    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 Previous Medicaid Hospice rules from 40 TAC Chapter 30 have been repealed.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 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
    HHSC announces the new Critical Incident Management System will launch on July 25.

    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 19, 2022
    A recording of the July 15 Home and Community Support Services Agencies Provider COVID-19 Webinar with Long-term Care Regulation is now available.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, COVID-19

  • Provider News
    July 15, 2022
    Emergency rules for Inpatient Hospice COVID-19 Response – Expansion of Reopening Visitation in 26 Texas Administrative Code Section 558.950 expired on June 16.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    July 14, 2022
    IL 2022-37 provides a status update on the implementation of the Critical Incident Management Reporting System, which impacts DBMD providers, CLASS case management agencies and direct services agencies. HHSC will host six CIMS Provider Administration Demonstration webinars in July.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Reporting

  • Provider News
    July 13, 2022
    Long-term Care Regulation will offer a Home and Community Support Services Agencies Provider COVID-19 webinar from 11 a.m.–noon Central time on Friday, July 15

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, COVID-19