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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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    Information about Texas Area Agencies on Aging Texas Benefits Counseling Program

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Aging, Benefits

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    The 28 area agencies on aging (AAA) provide services to help people age 60 and older, their family members and caregivers receive the information and assistance they need in locating and accessing community services.

    Topics: Aging, Long-term Care Providers

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    Communications from HHS to Texas Area Agencies on Aging

    Topics: Aging, Long-term Care Providers

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    AAA Dietary Reference Intake frequently asked questions.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Aging

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    This webpage provides planning and response information, resources and strategies that can assist the area agencies on aging network to better prepare for and respond to all types of emergencies, disasters, epidemics and pandemics.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Aging

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    The Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act (MIPPA) [PDF] expands, extends and enhances outreach efforts to beneficiaries on Medicare Part D and for those with limited income. The State Health Insurance Program (SHIP), the Area Agencies on Aging (AAA) and the Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRC) are coordinating efforts to provide outreach to Texas beneficiaries with limited incomes statewide, and for general Part D outreach and assistance to beneficiaries in rural areas.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Aging, Policy

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    Texas Area Agencies on Aging procedural information.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Policy, Aging

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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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    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 26, 2022

    IL 2022-46 is posted for FMSA, CFC, CLASS, DBMD, HCS, MDCP, PHC, TxHmL, CBA and CMPAS program 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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