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    The following documents must be submitted to the Health and Human Services Commission to support the Inventory for Client and Agency Planning ratings and increased supports and services being provided to a person in the Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with an Intellectual Disability or Related Conditions program, the Home and Community-based Services program or the Texas Home Living program that warrants an increased level of need due to extremely dangerous or life-threatening behavior.

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    The following documents must be submitted to the Health and Human Services Commission to support the Inventory for Client and Agency Planning ratings and increased services and supports for a person in the Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with an Intellectual Disability or Related Conditions Program or the Home and Community-based Services Program whose medical conditions require nursing interventions of 181 or more minutes per week. The level of need may be increased to the next higher level of need if supported by the documents.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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    The SSPD program provides services in a variety of settings to assist individuals in developing the skills needed to remain in the community as independently as possible. Services included in the service plan consist of counseling, personal care and help with the development of skills needed for independent living in the community. Services vary depending on the regional contract This page contains information for SSPD providers.

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    Review past HCS and TxHmL webinars and frequently asked questions.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    January 26, 2023

    Long-Term Care Regulation staff and program providers are invited to attend the following trainings hosted in February. Please verify if registering for a webinar or in-person class.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    January 25, 2023

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued QSO-23-05-NH and QSO-23-06-ALL.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    January 23, 2023

    IL 2023-04 is posted to the HHS site DBMD.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    January 18, 2023

    A recording of the Jan. 13 home and community support services agency provider webinar with HHSC Long-term Care Regulation is now available.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    January 17, 2023

    HHSC has posted the state’s HCBS Settings Rule final Statewide Transition Plan (STP) for public comment. Notice of the STP was published in the Jan. 13, 2023 edition of the Texas Register. However, due to errors in the publication, a revised notice regarding the STP is expected to be published in the Jan. 27, 2023 edition of the Texas Register.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    January 17, 2023

    HHSC is offering the January 2023 online quarterly webinar for Financial Management Services Agencies. This webinar is a mandatory training intended only for FMSAs currently contracted with HHSC and managed care organizations.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    January 17, 2023

    Texas Medicaid and Healthcare Partnership updated the Electronic Visit Verification Portal and related training materials on Jan. 13.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    January 13, 2023

    HHSC will submit a final Statewide Transition Plan (STP) to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The STP is posted for public comment.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    January 11, 2023

    Following the repeal of the Home and Community Support Services Agencies COVID-19 Emergency Rules, HHSC Long-term Care Regulation (LTCR) has retired the HCSSA COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions document, effective Jan. 10, 2023.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    January 10, 2023

    HHSC approved payment rates for the Individualized Skills and Socialization in the DBMD waiver, HCS, and TxHmL programs, effective Jan. 1, 2023.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    January 10, 2023

    HHSC approved payment rates for Medicaid Community Hospice to be effective retroactively to Oct. 1, 2022.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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