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    Information about how to become a CDS provider in Texas.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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    A list of CDS training presentations.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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    The Service Responsibility Option is an additional option of consumer direction. SRO lets consumers select, train and manage most of the day-to-day activities of their attendants, such as when they work and how they perform their duties. The provider agency of the participant's choosing remains the employer of record and handles all of the personnel and business details

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Policy

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    Training resources for CDS providers.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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    Consumer Directed Services (CDS) Webinar recordings and presentation documents.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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    Texas Health and Human Services contracts with licensed agencies to provide personal assistance services to people who have physical disabilities who are mentally and emotionally competent and willing to supervise their attendant or have someone who can supervise the attendant for them. The individual interviews, selects, trains, supervises and releases their personal assistants. Health-related tasks are prescribed by physician.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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    Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) is a computer-based system that verifies the occurrence of authorized personal attendant service visits by electronically documenting the precise time a service delivery visit begins and ends. Texas requires EVV for certain Medicaid funded home and community-based services provided through HHSC and MCOs.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Policy, Reporting

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    Information for Texas Family Care Providers

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Aging, Disability

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    Texas local intellectual and developmental disability authorities (LIDDAs) provider information.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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    Topics: Licensing and Credentialing, Mental Health

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    IDD Program Eligibility & Support (IDD PES) has both advisors and reviewers. Reviewers can help with level of care determinations.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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    Information about Texas Area Agencies on Aging Texas Benefits Counseling Program

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Aging, Benefits

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    CDS Program Handbooks and Forms

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Policy

  • Provider News
    February 6, 2023

    On Friday, HHSC published a notice announcing a power outage that affected the processing of Electronic Visit Verification visit transactions. The Texas Medicaid and Healthcare Partnership has now processed all impacted visit transactions successfully. All processing is back to normal.

  • Provider News
    February 3, 2023

    Due to recent weather, a power outage affected the processing of Electronic Visit Verification visit transactions. HHSC will provide an update when processing is back to normal.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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