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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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    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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    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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    Home Delivered Meals provides nutritious noontime meals delivered to people in their homes on a scheduled basis. Meals may also be delivered to a location other than an individual's home, provided the location is within the provider's service area and is approved by the case worker. Those eligible for HDM are aged 18 years or older. An interest list is maintained for people interested in applying for this program. This page contains information for HDM providers.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Food, Policy, Licensing and Credentialing, Contact

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    Regulatory and other information for Texas Hospice providers.

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

  • Provider News
    February 3, 2023

    Due to recent weather, a power outage affected the processing of Electronic Visit Verification visit transactions. HHSC will provide an update when processing is back to normal.

    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
    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

  • Provider News
    January 30, 2023

    QSO-23-08-HOSPICE informs Hospice providers of revisions to the State Operations Manual

    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 18, 2023

    A recording of the Jan. 13 home and community support services agency provider webinar with HHSC Long-term Care Regulation is now available.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    January 17, 2023

    HHSC has posted the state’s HCBS Settings Rule final Statewide Transition Plan (STP) for public comment. Notice of the STP was published in the Jan. 13, 2023 edition of the Texas Register. However, due to errors in the publication, a revised notice regarding the STP is expected to be published in the Jan. 27, 2023 edition of the Texas Register.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    January 17, 2023

    Texas Medicaid and Healthcare Partnership updated the Electronic Visit Verification Portal and related training materials on Jan. 13.

    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

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