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    Due to COVID-19 precautions, HHSC is taking protective measures for the public and HHSC staff. HHSC encourages contract applicants and current contractors for Long-term Care programs and services to submit contract applications and other contract information by email or fax

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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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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    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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    Resources for Texas PACE program providers

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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    The SSPD program provides services in a variety of settings to assist individuals in developing the skills needed to remain in the community as independently as possible. Services included in the service plan consist of counseling, personal care and help with the development of skills needed for independent living in the community. Services vary depending on the regional contract This page contains information for SSPD providers.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    September 22, 2023

    As previously announced, HHSC has modified the Long-term Care Medicaid Information (LTCMI) in the Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) Long-term Care Online Portal to open the Resource Utilization Group (RUG) section for data entry of RUG III required items missing from (Minimum Data Set (MDS) Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (OBRAs) with an assessment reference date (ARD) on and after Oct. 1, 2023.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    September 13, 2023

    CDS Budget Workbooks have been updated and published to the CDS Forms and Handbooks webpage to reflect rate increases effective Sept. 1, 2023.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    September 11, 2023

    HHSC has published proposed rule changes in Chapter 749, Minimum Standards for Child-Placing Agencies.

    Topics: Child Care Licensing/Regulation

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