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    CMP is a cost reimbursement program. HHSC does not disburse CMP funds prior to contract execution., Any purchases made prior to contract execution are not allowed and will not be reimbursed, . Organizations must submit invoices and receipts for completed projects to be reimbursed for expenses incurred pertaining to the project.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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    Each month, HHSC requires nursing facilities who participate in the Medicaid program to report census on occupied Medicaid bed days, census of the licensed beds and children under the age 22.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Reporting, Data

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    Culture change is an evolving process whereby a nursing home moves from being an institution driven by tasks and schedules to a place that reflects the residents wishes and their needs. With culture change comes a new way of thinking: focusing on residents' abilities, preferences and routines to provide care that meets their needs.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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    Advance care planning means planning ahead for how you want to be treated if you are very ill or near death. This page provides information about that process for both providers and consumers.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Aging

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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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    Listing of handbooks and forms for nursing facility providers in Texas

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Policy

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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
    February 23, 2024

    Long-Term Care Regulation staff and program providers are invited to attend the following in-person classes hosted in March.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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    February 16, 2024

    The Texas Health and Human Services Commission has published an updated version of the SFY 2024 Quality Metrics and Associated Performance Requirements for the Quality Incentive Payment Program for Nursing Facilities to reflect recent changes made to Component 3 metrics.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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    February 16, 2024

    The Texas Health and Human Services Commission posted proposed SFY 2025 QIPP quality metrics and associated performance requirements on Nov. 30, 2023.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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    February 16, 2024

    The Health and Human Services Commission’s Quality Incentive Payment Program is a state-wide performance-based payment program designed to incentivize nursing facilities to improve the quality and innovation of their services.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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    February 16, 2024

    The Executive Commissioner of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission adopts an amendment to 1 Texas Administrative Code §353.1302, concerning the Quality Incentive Payment Program for Nursing Facilities providing services under Medicaid managed care on or after Sept. 1, 2019.

    Topics: Long-term Care Providers

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