Survey Process:  Timelines

By May 1, 2019: Implementation of new WS&C survey process for HCS & TxHmL) (trial period)

Will begin leaving “Statement of Concern’s” as well as draft at survey exit.

By September 1, 2019: Full implementation of new WS&C survey process for HCS & TxHmL.

Will only leave “statement of concern” at survey exit!

Summary of Billable Guideline Changes

Please go to the following link for a summary of changes to the billing guidelines:
https://hhs.texas.gov/sites/default/files/documents/doing-business-with-hhs/providers/resources/stakeholder/idd/summary-proposed-billing-guidelines-changes.pdf

Billing Guideline Changes Are coming out shortly!

Clarifications to HCS and TxHmL guidelines for Adaptive Aids including changes to Appendix VI (HCS) and Appendix IV (TxHmL) will be a big part of those changes in the BG’s. Please be looking for those changes very soon!!!

HHSC Provider User Guide (CARE)       

Please go to the following link:

https://hhsportal.hhs.state.tx.us/helpGuide/Content/16_CARE/WaiverPDF/HCS%20Provider%20User%20Guide.pdf

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