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    The term "negotiated rulemaking" specifies a particular process to be used to draft a proposed rule. This process provides for a group of 12-15 stakeholders who represent differing interests affected by the proposed rule to negotiate and potentially reach agreement on a proposed rule.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Policy

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    HHSC is mandated to create and provide nursing facilities with one of the posters required by Texas Administrative Code, Title 26, Part 1, Chapter 554, §554.1921(e), the notice of how to file a complaint, giving the toll-free telephone number. This page provides information on how to obtain these posters.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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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 for providers of Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care Centers (PPECCs). PPECCs allow minors from birth through age 20 with medically complex conditions to receive daily medical care in a non-residential setting.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    January 27, 2023

    The purpose of this letter is to provide guidance to local intellectual and developmental disability authorities (LIDDAs) and Home and Community-based Services (HCS) Program providers regarding implementation of the federal Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) settings regulations.

    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 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 Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care Center COVID-19 Emergency Rules, HHSC Long-term Care Regulation (LTCR) has retired the PPECC COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions document, effective Jan. 10, 2023.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    January 10, 2023

    IL 2023-03 is posted to the HHS site for HCS, TxHmL, LIDDA, FMSA and EVV.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    January 6, 2023

    HHSC Long-Term Care Regulation and DSHS will host a Nursing Facility Provider Webinar on Wednesday, Jan. 25, from 2–4 p.m.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    January 3, 2023

    Long-Term Care Regulation staff and program providers are invited to attend the following trainings hosted in January.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    December 29, 2022

    A recording of the Dec. 14 nursing facility updates webinar with HHSC Long-term Care Regulation and the Department of State Health Services is now available.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    December 28, 2022

    HHSC encourages long-term care facilities and agencies to review and update emergency plans for freezing temperatures and snow.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    December 27, 2022

    The Department of State Health Services (DSHS) has released a Spanish version of the current Out-of-Hospital Do-Not-Resuscitate (OOH DNR) order.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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