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.
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
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
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.
I. Status of HCS Rates: As of July 17th, 2019-Based on the rate packet issued yesterday it appears HHSC did not accept all of the recommendations PPAT, the Texas Council and PACSTX offered during meetings with HHSC on June 10th and June 14. As recommended to HHSC,...read more
As far as we are aware of, HHSC has not had an HCS/TxHmL Applicant Provider orientation/testing session since September of 2018. In June, we were informed by some of the new staff at HHSC that no testing would occur until December 2019, but we have now been updated...read more
Based on the many phone calls, emails and contacts through our social media pages concerning Job Positions Desired and Job Openings with HCS providers, I have decided to use our "Updates" page to provide a place where both those persons desiring a position with an HCS...read more