“Quality Assurance, Changes in Survey And Billing Audit Prep In The HCS Program-2017 Update” (Austin, TX)

November 14, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Staybridge Suites- Austin South IH 35
901 Little Texas Ln
Austin, TX 78745
Meghan Jones

November 2nd and 3rd class was moved to this date, due to a family emergency.  This class was shortened to one day!


Day 1 (November 14th, 2017) 

Location:  Staybridge Suites Austin South IH35  (Austin, TX) 

Address: 901 Little Texas Lane, Bldg. #F Austin, Tx. 78745  (Closest intersection:  Stassney Lane/S. IH35)                Hotel Contact#: (512) 677-6000

Please make hotel reservations as soon as possible.  Our special rate is:  $109 per night for a King.   Please tell them you are attending training session presented by “Twogether Consulting” at the hotel conference room.

  • Instructor:   Julie Blacklock/ IDD Consultant
  • 6 hrs of Social Work CEU’s available for this session
  •  (Please notify Meghan Jones at Registration if you need CEU’s)


For: Program Directors, Care Coordinators/Case Managers, Nurses, & New HCS Providers 


 Changes in:  The Survey Process, Appeal Process for Survey, and New Survey Feedback Form.  Changes In the Billing Audit Process, How To Prepare For Billing Audits and Changes in Billable Services, Transition Assistance Services, Pre-Enrollment Minor Home Modification Assessments, Pre-Enrollment Minor Home Modifications funding.

Review of  certain Quality Assurance Tools for Care Coordination and separate tools for Nursing services, Commonly Cited Items at Survey (Including Nursing), Review of Specific  HCS  TAC code changes (We will be concentrating on  HCS TAC 9.178 and 9.174). Discussion of Survey Expectations Concerning  use of Person Centered Planning to Develop The Implementation Plan & Monitoring of Progress/Lack of Progress for Objectives.  

    **All attendees will receive a manual with handouts, recommended forms, and resources.      Survey-Icon 2                          


You must contact Meghan Jones at: meghanjones.tx@gmail.com  or call:  361-649-5104  to complete registration.  Even if you are paying online you must contact her to provide the following information:   the names of persons attending, the name of your facility, and how you are making your payment.  

Please make your payment by Nov 11th, 2017. Cost goes up to $225 after the 11th!

**If you are not paying for the class online, you may send checks to New Address: Twogether Consulting   P.O. Box 90426 Austin, TX 78709

For  Other Hotels nearbye, please contact Meghan Jones for assistance.


If you have more questions about the class or other services from Twogether Consulting you may contact Julie Blacklock by phone at: (512) 294-8032.  

If you would like to receive Person Centered IP development training from Twogether Consulting at your facility, please contact Meghan Jones.  You may also attend some of our “shortened” versions of the PCT IP training via  webinar. Please see the November webinar information on our home page.