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    Communications from HHS to Texas Area Agencies on Aging

    Topics: Aging, Long-term Care Providers

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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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    Regulatory information for Texas Home Living Waiver (TxHmL) providers.

    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 about Texas Area Agencies on Aging Texas Benefits Counseling Program

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Aging, Benefits

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    The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) Office of Area Agencies on Aging (OAAA) applies for grants funded by Administration for Community Living (ACL). These are the State Health Insurance Assistance Programs (SHIP) and Medicare Improvement for Patients and Providers Act (MIPPA) grants. In Texas, SHIP is called the Health Information, Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP). Both grants serve Medicare beneficiaries in all 254 counties across Texas. The SHIP grant has existed since 1992 and the MIPPA grant was implemented in 2008 to support the SHIP efforts.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Aging, Policy

  • Provider News
    February 29, 2024

    HHSC Long-Term Care Regulation (LTCR) is hosting a nursing facility (NF) provider webinar on March 13 to provide the latest updates from LTCR and the Department of State Health Services (DSHS) and take questions from participants.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    February 29, 2024

    HHAeXchange has updated its training resources available for Electronic Visit Verification program providers and financial management services agencies that use the HHAeXchange Portal as their EVV system.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    February 23, 2024

    Long-Term Care Regulation staff and program providers are invited to attend the following in-person classes hosted in March.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    February 16, 2024

    The Texas Health and Human Services Commission has published an updated version of the SFY 2024 Quality Metrics and Associated Performance Requirements for the Quality Incentive Payment Program for Nursing Facilities to reflect recent changes made to Component 3 metrics.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    February 16, 2024

    The Texas Health and Human Services Commission posted proposed SFY 2025 QIPP quality metrics and associated performance requirements on Nov. 30, 2023.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    February 16, 2024

    The Health and Human Services Commission’s Quality Incentive Payment Program is a state-wide performance-based payment program designed to incentivize nursing facilities to improve the quality and innovation of their services.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    February 16, 2024

    The Executive Commissioner of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission adopts an amendment to 1 Texas Administrative Code §353.1302, concerning the Quality Incentive Payment Program for Nursing Facilities providing services under Medicaid managed care on or after Sept. 1, 2019.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    February 16, 2024

    HHSC has issued and posted the Quality Incentive Payment Program Year 6 Scorecards for Adjustment Period 1.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    February 16, 2024

    The first reconciliation of Intergovernmental Transfers for Year 6 of the Quality Incentive Payment Program is now available.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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