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    Rules and Standards for Child Care in Texas

    Topics: Child Care Licensing/Regulation, Licensing and Credentialing, Policy

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    Information about Licensed Child Care & Child-Placing Agency Administrator Licensing in Texas.

    Topics: Child Care Licensing/Regulation, Licensing and Credentialing

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    Information about controlling persons for child care providers.

    Topics: Child Care Licensing/Regulation, Policy

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    How to become a child care home provider in Texas.

    Topics: Child Care Licensing/Regulation, Licensing and Credentialing

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    Information about Texas Child Day Care Provider licensing and regulation.

    Topics: Child Care Licensing/Regulation, Children, Food

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    The HHS Centralized Background Check Unit is required to do background checks to see if a person has a criminal history or an abuse and neglect history that might be a risk to the health and safety of children. Background checks are required for Child Care providers, Residential Child Care providers, and Foster and adoptive homes.

    Topics: Child Care Licensing/Regulation, Licensing and Credentialing

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    Licensing and regulatory information for residential child care operations in Texas.

    Topics: Child Care Licensing/Regulation

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    Texas HHS protects children by regulating and educating child care providers.

    Topics: Child Care Licensing/Regulation

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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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    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

  • Provider News
    February 7, 2023

    HHSC has extended the start date when Electronic Visit Verification claims for Home and Community-based Services and Texas Home Living will deny for no matching EVV visit.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    February 6, 2023

    On Friday, HHSC published a notice announcing a power outage that affected the processing of Electronic Visit Verification visit transactions. The Texas Medicaid and Healthcare Partnership has now processed all impacted visit transactions successfully. All processing is back to normal.

  • 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
    January 30, 2023

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

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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