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    This page contains information about HHS' renewal of the CMS 1115 waivers

    Topics: Policy

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    This page is a summary of the federal Older Americans Act, first enacted in 1965 and amended in 2006.

    Topics: Aging, Policy

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    These agencies are committed to protecting your civil rights, as defined by law. HHS agencies and their contractors and licensees must not discriminate against you in the provision of services, directly or through contractual or other arrangements.

    Topics: Policy

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    HHSC has received federal approval of a waiver that allows the state to expand Medicaid managed care while preserving hospital funding, provides incentive payments for health care improvements and directs more funding to hospitals that serve large numbers of uninsured patients.

    Topics: Policy

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    The Texas Administrative Code (TAC) is a compilation of all state agency rules in Texas. There are 16 titles in the TAC; each title represents a category and related agencies are assigned to the appropriate title.

    Topics: Policy

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    A statute is a written law passed by a legislature on the state or federal level. A statute may forbid a certain act, direct a certain act, make a declaration, or set forth governmental mechanisms to aid society.

    Topics: Policy

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    HHS agencies and divisions must protect client confidential information and respond appropriately to suspected or actual breaches.  

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    If you received Medicaid long-term services and supports, the state of Texas has the right to ask for money back from your estate after you die. In some cases, the state may not ask for anything back, and the state will never ask for more money back than it paid for your services. The program is administered by HHS.

    Topics: Aging, Disability, Financial, Health, Policy

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    The Executive Waiver Committee provides HHSC with Feedback on the hospital finance component of the waiver.

    Topics: Policy

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    The Surrogate Decision-making Program (SDMP) is a legislatively mandated process which authorizes actively involved family members and committees comprised of trained volunteers to provide written informed consent for individuals residing in community-based ICF/IID who have no legal guardian and who lack the ability to make certain treatment decisions for themselves.

    Topics: Policy

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