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    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

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    CMP is a cost reimbursement program. HHSC does not disburse CMP funds prior to contract execution., Any purchases made prior to contract execution are not allowed and will not be reimbursed, . Organizations must submit invoices and receipts for completed projects to be reimbursed for expenses incurred pertaining to the project.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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    Each month, HHSC requires nursing facilities who participate in the Medicaid program to report census on occupied Medicaid bed days, census of the licensed beds and children under the age 22.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Reporting

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    Culture change is an evolving process whereby a nursing home moves from being an institution driven by tasks and schedules to a place that reflects the residents wishes and their needs. With culture change comes a new way of thinking: focusing on residents' abilities, preferences and routines to provide care that meets their needs.

    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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    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 Hospice providers.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, COVID-19, Contact, Licensing and Credentialing

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    Information about the licensing and regulation of nursing facilities (NFs) in Texas.

    Topics: COVID-19, Licensing and Credentialing, Long-term Care Providers, Policy

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    Advance care planning means planning ahead for how you want to be treated if you are very ill or near death. This page provides information about that process for both providers and consumers.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Aging

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    Listing of handbooks and forms for nursing facility providers in Texas

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Policy

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    Information on how to become a licensed Nursing Facility provider in Texas.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Licensing and Credentialing

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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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    February 2, 2023

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

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    February 1, 2023

    HHSC has updated Texas Medicaid Hospice Forms 3071 and 3074 to align with the Texas Medicaid Hospice Policy Program rules in TAC, Title 26, Chapter 266, effective July 2022.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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