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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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    Information on how to become a licensed Nursing Facility provider in Texas.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Licensing and Credentialing

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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 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

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    Information for Transition Assistance Services providers.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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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

  • 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
    March 29, 2023

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

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    March 20, 2023

    A recording of the March 8 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
    March 17, 2023

    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has indicated that the blanket waiver, allowing temporary nurse aides to work for longer than four months without completing their Nurse Aide Training and Competency Evaluation Program (NATCEP) or Competency Evaluation Program (CEP), will end May 11, 2023.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    March 14, 2023

    HHSC reviews Medicaid bed allocation and deallocates Medicaid beds from nursing facilities (NFs) who are not utilizing them at the level defined in 26 TAC §554.2322(j)(5).

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    March 10, 2023

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

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    March 9, 2023

    The Texas Culture Change Coalition will host their in-person Spring 2023 conference titled, Texans Coming Together for Residents, for Staff, for All.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

  • Provider News
    March 1, 2023

    HHSC has become aware of a nation-wide scheme involving the sale of false and fraudulent nursing degree diplomas and transcripts from accredited Florida-based nursing schools, which were then used by individuals to obtain nursing licensure in various states.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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