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  • Provider News
    January 20, 2023

    The Surrogate Decision-making Program (SDMP) is a legislatively mandated process authorizing Surrogate Consent Committees (SCCs) comprised of trained volunteers. In order for the program to continue to successfully fulfill its mandate, additional trained volunteers are needed to serve on SCCs.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    January 12, 2023

    HHSC Long-term Care Regulation will host a webinar for Individualized Skills and Socialization, HCS, TxHmL and ICF/IID providers, regarding the latest information from LTCR.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    January 6, 2023

    HHSC Long-Term Care Regulation and DSHS will host a Nursing Facility Provider Webinar on Wednesday, Jan. 25, from 2–4 p.m.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    January 4, 2023

    New rules regarding the appeals process became effective Jan. 1.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    January 3, 2023

    Long-Term Care Regulation staff and program providers are invited to attend the following trainings hosted in January.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    January 2, 2023

    Effective Jan. 1, 2023, HHSC adopts new Individualized Skills and Socialization rules for providers who want to deliver individualized skills and socialization services.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    December 29, 2022

    A recording of the Dec. 14 nursing facility updates webinar with HHSC Long-term Care Regulation and the Department of State Health Services is now available.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    December 28, 2022

    HHSC encourages long-term care facilities and agencies to review and update emergency plans for freezing temperatures and snow.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    December 27, 2022

    The Department of State Health Services (DSHS) has released a Spanish version of the current Out-of-Hospital Do-Not-Resuscitate (OOH DNR) order.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    December 23, 2022

    HHSC is sharing a communication tool that can be used to enhance communications between Long-term Care (LTC) providers and dialysis facilities.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    December 22, 2022

    HHSC published an alert on Dec. 21, 2022, informing long-term care providers that expedited delivery is available for a limited time for personal protective equipment through the Texas Division of Emergency Management.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    December 21, 2022

    This alert informs Long-term Care (LTC) providers that expedited delivery is available for a limited time for personal protective equipment through the Texas Division of Emergency Management.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    December 21, 2022

    Long-term Care providers are invited to complete a short survey about alternative or after-hours Joint Training opportunities.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    December 22, 2022

    The “Moving Forward Together” Intermediate Care Facilities Conference session recordings from Dec. 1 are available for viewing. Note that a certificate of completion will be generated upon completion, but no professional CE awards are available.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    December 16, 2022

    Following the repeal of the Intermediate Care Facility (ICF) Visitation and Mitigation COVID-19 Emergency Rules, HHSC Long-term Care (LTC) Regulation will retire the COVID-19 Response for ICF for Individuals with an Intellectual Disability or Related Conditions Response Plan and the ICF Frequently Asked Questions documents, effective Dec. 13, 2022.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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