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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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    The DBMD program provides home and community-based services to people who are deaf-blind with multiple disabilities as a cost-effective alternative to institutional placement. The program focuses on increasing opportunities for consumers to communicate and interact with their environment.

    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 Transition Assistance Services providers.

    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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    Licensing and regulation information for Home and Community-based Services (HCS) program providers in Texas.

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

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    Information about the licensing and regulation of Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with an Intellectual Disability or Related Conditions (ICF/IIDs) in Texas.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, COVID-19

  • Provider News
    March 30, 2023

    This course covers the Home Health regulatory part of OASIS. It is for administrators and alternate administrators employed at Medicare certified home health agencies and licensed home health agencies seeking Medicare certification.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    March 29, 2023

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

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    March 28, 2023

    This 2-hour training will cover the fundamental components of the Surrogate Decision-making Program (SDMP). Participants will learn how to conduct Surrogate Consent Committee (SCC) hearings and how to submit an application packet for a treatment decision, using SDMP forms.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    March 17, 2023

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has indicated that the blanket waiver, allowing temporary nurse aides to work for longer than four months without completing their Nurse Aide Training and Competency Evaluation Program (NATCEP) or Competency Evaluation Program (CEP), will end May 11, 2023.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    March 16, 2023

    HHSC is submitting 29 Acres, an intentional community setting, to the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for heightened scrutiny review.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    March 15, 2023

    Home and Community Support Services Agencies should attend this and all webinars with HHSC Long-term Care Regulation.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    March 14, 2023

    Form 8615, On-site and Off-site Individualized Skills and Socialization Service Delivery Log, and Form 8616, In-Home Individualized Skills and Socialization Service Delivery Log, are no longer mandatory to document a service claim of on-site, off-site, or in-home individualized skills and socialization.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    March 10, 2023

    HHSC has published IL 2023-11 to the CLASS, DMBD, HCS and TxHmL websites, stating that the federal COVID-19 public health emergency will end May 11, 2023.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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