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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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    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

  • Provider News
    May 2, 2024

    Texas Health and Human Services Commission is accepting comments from stakeholders on the following draft rules.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    December 7, 2023

    The Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership has identified an issue affecting Resource Utilization Group score calculations for long-term care nursing facilities.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    October 20, 2023

    Texas nursing facilities (NFs) must not transmit Minimum Data Set (MDS) Optional State Assessments (OSAs) to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Internet Quality Improvement and Evaluation System (iQIES).

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    October 4, 2023

    On Oct. 1, 2023, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ Resident Assessment Validation and Entry System will no longer be supported by CMS.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    August 14, 2023

    HHSC will host a Minimum Data Set (MDS) webinar and provide an overview of medication reconciliation and clinical information.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    July 17, 2023

    HHSC will host a Minimum Data Set webinar on changes scheduled for Oct. 1. Nursing facility providers are urged to attend.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    June 16, 2023

    On October 1, 2023, the Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) will implement the following changes to the Minimum Data Set (MDS) comprehensive and quarterly assessments on the Long-Term Care Online Portal (LTCOP).

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    March 31, 2023

    As part of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) migration of the Minimum Data Set (MDS) submission and reporting functionality to their Internet Quality Improvement and Evaluation System (iQIES), CMS will turn off the current Assessment Submission and Processing (ASAP) system’s ability to accept any MDS transmissions on April 13, 2023, at 8 p.m. ET.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    October 12, 2022

    Effective Nov. 1, nursing facility providers must complete section GG and related fields before they submit an Omnibus Reconciliation Act assessment with an Assessment Reference Date on or after Nov. 1, 2022.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    September 26, 2022

    A recording of the Sept. 21 Assisted Living Facility Provider COVID-19 Webinar with Long-term Care Regulation is now available.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, COVID-19

  • Provider News
    September 23, 2022

    A recording of the Sept. 14 nursing facility COVID-19 webinar with Long-term Care Regulation and DSHS is now available.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    August 26, 2022

    HHSC will host a Minimum Data Set webinar on Understanding Section GG: Functional Abilities and Goals.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    August 18, 2022

    Emergency rules for Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with an Intellectual Disability or Related Conditions that contain the COVID-19 requirements for mitigation expired August 3.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, COVID-19

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