- Provider NewsMarch 15, 2022
Texas Health and Human Services is accepting comments from stakeholders on the following draft rules. The comment period ends March 28, 2022.
Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Policy
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
The Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (MIPPA) [PDF] expands, extends and enhances outreach efforts to beneficiaries on Medicare Part D and for those with limited income. The State Health Insurance Program (SHIP), the Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) and the Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRC) are coordinating efforts to provide outreach to Texas beneficiaries with limited incomes statewide, and for general Part D outreach and assistance to beneficiaries in rural areas.
Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Aging, Policy
Texas Area Agencies on Aging procedural information.
Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Policy, Aging
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