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

Sep
30
Mon
9:30 am (Free Webinar) How Do I Open Up... @ Free Webinar
(Free Webinar) How Do I Open Up... @ Free Webinar
Sep 30 @ 9:30 am – 9:45 am
(Free Webinar)  How Do I Open Up Those Annoying PDF Forms From The HHSC Website? @ Free Webinar
Free Webinar!!   How Do I Open Up Those Annoying PDF Forms From The HHSC Website? Sounds super simple, right?  Well, apparently not so much. You would not believe how many HCS Provider Applicants and[...]
Oct
1
Tue
10:00 am “G-Tube Clients- Best Practices ... @ WEBINAR
“G-Tube Clients- Best Practices ... @ WEBINAR
Oct 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
"G-Tube Clients- Best Practices And Care Planning in IDD Waiver Programs" (HCS/TxHmL/ICF) @ WEBINAR
Webinar “G-Tube Clients- Best Practices And Care Planning in IDD Waiver Programs”  (HCS/TxHmL/ICF) Date:  October 1st, 2019 Time:  10 AM-12:00 PM Cost: $65/person For:  Nursing Staff, Quality Assurance Staff, Program Managers, Administrators Presenter:  Gina Peterson,[...]
Nov
13
Wed
10:00 am WEBINAR: “Survey Process/Status... @ Webinar
WEBINAR: “Survey Process/Status... @ Webinar
Nov 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
WEBINAR:  "Survey Process/Status of Administrative Penalties/Common Survey Citations" Update 11/2019 @ Webinar
Webinar “Survey Process/Status of Administrative Penalties/Common Survey Citations” Update-11/2019 (HCS/TxHmL)      Date: November 13th, 2019 Time: 10:00 AM-12:30 PM Presenter:  Julie Blacklock/IDD Waiver Consultant For: Administrators, Program Managers, Quality Assurance Staff, Care Coordinators, Nursing[...]

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

STATUS OF HCS RATES!

Status of HCS Rates as of Sept 13th, 2019: Sounds like the week of Sept. 16th, HHSC will schedule to meet with the three provider organizations. HHSC will contact these organizations to discuss in greater detail the concerns with the proposed HCS rates? Notice to HCS...

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On-Site Trainings Available Upon Request

Live Trainings On-Site (Please contact us if you want us to provide these trainings on-site for your program): Care Coordination in the HCS Program, Using Person-Centered Thinking To Develop The IP (Implementation Plan), Changes in the HCS Progam, Quality Assurance,...

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Very Important HHSC Alerts!

CMS has Approved HHSC’s Request to Delay the EVV Start Date HHSC’s request to delay the Jan. 1, 2020 electronic visit verification start date for the programs, services, and service delivery options affected by 21st Century Cures Act is approved. HHSC already requires...

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