Twogether Consulting

Helping you help those you serve since 2004

 

Twogether Consulting has served as consultants to both HCS, TXHML, &  ICF providers statewide, assisting them in areas of personnel training, quality assurance, survey and audit preparation and recovery, level of need increases, development of policies and procedures, plans of correction, billing errors and omissions. We also hold classes statewide for nurses, care coordinators, QIDP’s, program administrators, quality assurance staff, as well as “on-site only” classes for direct care.

With combined experience of more than 50 years serving individuals with developmental disabilities in both the public and private sectors, Twogether Consulting is here to help you as HCS, ICF/IID and TXHML providers build a more successful business while improving your quality of service delivery to the individuals in your program.

Upcoming Events

Nov
25
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10:00 am (Free Webinar) Shared Dropbox F... @ Free Webinar!
(Free Webinar) Shared Dropbox F... @ Free Webinar!
Nov 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
(Free Webinar)  Shared Dropbox Folders-"Basic Navigation And Other Cool Stuff!"   @ Free Webinar!
Free Webinar!!   How Do I Open, Navigate, and Utilize Shared Dropbox Folders? November 25th, 2019  10AM-11AM So I know many of our customers that we work with are invited to a shared Dropbox folder[...]
Dec
2
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10:00 am “Basics of ICF/IIDD Program -Wit... @ Webinar
“Basics of ICF/IIDD Program -Wit... @ Webinar
Dec 2 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
"Basics of ICF/IIDD Program -With Review of Important W-Tags" @ Webinar
Date: December 2nd, 2019    Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM Presenter:  Julie Blacklock/IDD Waiver Consultant For: Administrators, QIDP’s, House Managers, Nurses, Quality Assurance Staff Cost:  $45/person   Topics:   -General Information About the  ICF/IID Program -Definitions -History[...]
Dec
12
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10:00 am WEBINAR: “Survey Process/Status... @ Webinar
WEBINAR: “Survey Process/Status... @ Webinar
Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
WEBINAR:  "Survey Process/Status of Administrative Penalties/Common Survey Citations" Update 12/2019 @ Webinar
Webinar “Survey Process/Status of Administrative Penalties/Common Survey Citations” Update-12/2019 (HCS/TxHmL)   (This session has been rescheduled.  Originally was scheduled for 11/13/19.  This will allow us to have the most up to date information for Administrative[...]

Provider Applicants

We help HCS/TxHmL Provicer applicants at all stages of the process. We can help:

  • If you’re just getting started
  • You’ve received coorespondence from HHSC
  • You need corrections to your application
  • You’ve received a notice of acceptance of applications
  • You’ve received notice of PAO
  • You’ve passed your PAO test
  • You’re received your letter of licensure.
  • You want to apply for the Mental Health HCS waiver program

Providers In Crisis

Notify us immediately if you need assistance with your Corrective Action Plans CAP’s/POC’s and evidence of corrections. Do not wait!

The minute the surveyor walks out of the facility, or even if you know prior to them leaving that you will need DIT’s, POC’s, CAP’s, or other assistance, contact us immediatly.  Your time period for response is limited!

A successful Corrective Action Plan involves many steps and these do take time. We need to ensure that you’re successful, and need to be able to work with you to:

  • Review your tags and citations
  • Develop your Corrective Action Plan
  • Provide training
  • Delivery and measure Quality Assurance
  • Plan around holidays and other calendaring issues

Provider Training

For over 15 years, Twogether Consulting has been delivering the best training in the state of Texas for HCS, ICF, and other providers.  We provide the best assistance you can find with training, survey preparation, billing preparation, policy and procedure development, and provider marketing.

Julie Blacklock, our founder and owner, has been an owner of an HCS program and understands the cost of running a program and the limited financial return sometimes for the amount of service the facility is expected to provide. As a provider yourself, you can trust us to deliver the best services at the lowest price.

Twogether Updates

EVV (Electronic Visit Verification) Updates

Comments on EVV Draft Rules Due Nov. 22 Texas Health and Human Services is accepting comments from stakeholders on the following draft rules. The comment period ends Nov. 22, 2019. Texas Health and Human Services Commission 1 TAC, Part 15, Chapter 354, Subchapter E,...

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Additional Training Opportunities

  HHSC JOINT PROVIDER LIVE TRAINING Save The Date:  2020 Waiver, Survey & Certification Training The training will cover a host of topics related to the HCS and TxHmL programs including, but not limited to, Administrative Penalties, Nursing Services,...

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PPAT Conference 2019 Follow-Up

Private Providers Association of Texas Annual Conference Oct. 30th-Nov. 1st, 2019 Follow-Up Many thanks to Carole, Jaim and everyone involved in putting the conference together.  I think it was very successful. They had a great turnout.  Thank you to all who stopped...

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