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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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    The Minimum Data Set (MDS) is a standardized collection of demographic and clinical information that describes a person's overall condition. All licensed nursing facilities in Texas are required to submit MDS assessments for all residents admitted into their facility. The current version is MDS 3.0.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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    Provider frequently asked questions regarding PASSR in Texas nursing facilities.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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    PASRR frequently asked questions and their answers for referrring entities.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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    These are the PASRR training resources available.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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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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    Review past HCS and TxHmL webinars and frequently asked questions.

    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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    Forms and related information required for business operations of AAAs in Texas.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Aging, 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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    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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    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
    April 16, 2024

    Long-Term Care Regulation staff and program providers are invited to attend the following in-person classes hosted in April, May and June

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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    April 12, 2024

    HHSC has updated two lists of nursing facilities that have not met the initial conditions of participation for the Quality Incentive Payment Program state fiscal year (SFY) 2024 program year.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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