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    Rules and Standards for Child Care in Texas

    Topics: Child Care Licensing/Regulation, Licensing and Credentialing, Policy

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    Information about Licensed Child Care & Child-Placing Agency Administrator Licensing in Texas.

    Topics: Child Care Licensing/Regulation, Licensing and Credentialing

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    Information about controlling persons for child care providers.

    Topics: Child Care Licensing/Regulation, Policy

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    How to become a child care home provider in Texas.

    Topics: Child Care Licensing/Regulation, Licensing and Credentialing

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    Information about Texas Child Day Care Provider licensing and regulation.

    Topics: Child Care Licensing/Regulation, Children, Food

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    The HHS Centralized Background Check Unit is required to do background checks to see if a person has a criminal history or an abuse and neglect history that might be a risk to the health and safety of children. Background checks are required for Child Care providers, Residential Child Care providers, and Foster and adoptive homes.

    Topics: Child Care Licensing/Regulation, Licensing and Credentialing

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    Licensing and regulatory information for residential child care operations in Texas.

    Topics: Child Care Licensing/Regulation

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    Texas HHS protects children by regulating and educating child care providers.

    Topics: Child Care Licensing/Regulation

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    The Minimum Data Set (MDS) is a standardized collection of demographic and clinical information that describes a person's overall condition. All licensed nursing facilities in Texas are required to submit MDS assessments for all residents admitted into their facility. The current version is MDS 3.0.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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    Medicaid home and community-based services provide opportunities for people to receive long-term services and supports in their own home or community, rather than in an institution or isolated setting.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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    Regulatory and other information for Texas Residential Care providers.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    September 22, 2023

    As previously announced, HHSC has modified the Long-term Care Medicaid Information (LTCMI) in the Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) Long-term Care Online Portal to open the Resource Utilization Group (RUG) section for data entry of RUG III required items missing from (Minimum Data Set (MDS) Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (OBRAs) with an assessment reference date (ARD) on and after Oct. 1, 2023.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    September 21, 2023

    HHSC is hosting Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) policy training webinars for program providers, financial management services agencies (FMSAs) and Consumer Directed Services (CDS) employers to complete the EVV policy training requirement.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    September 20, 2023

    HHSC sent a GovDelivery notice on Sept. 13 for the new and revised Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) alternative device policy. This notice is to correct what was previously posted.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    September 18, 2023

    To remain compliant with Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) requirements, program providers and financial management services agencies (FMSAs) transitioning to HHAeXchange or who have recently enrolled to provide personal care services (PCS), must complete onboarding and system user training before Oct. 1.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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