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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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    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 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
    February 2, 2023

    IL 2023-07 is posted to the HHS DBMD, LIDDA, HCS and TxHmL

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    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
    January 31, 2023

    The January 26 recording of the Intellectual and Developmental Disability (IDD) Programs and Provider Investigations (PI) Quarterly Webinar with Long-term Care Regulation (LTCR) is available.

    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

    HHSC adopted rules in Title 26, Chapter 745, Subchapter M to replace repealed rules in title 40, Chapter 745, Subchapter M. The rules are effective Jan. 26, 2023.

    Topics: Child Care Licensing/Regulation

  • 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

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