Approved ICF Rates: 09/12/19
The ICF rates have been approved and are posted on the Rate Analysis website here. (the web address is https://rad.hhs.texas.gov/long-term-services-supports/intermediate-care-facilities-individuals-intellectual-disability-or.
An Information Letter is currently being finalized for submission via GovDelivery and posting on the HHCS program web pages. This should be ready soon.
Enforcement of ICF/IID Administrative Penalties Begins Sept. 1
HHSC Long-term Care Regulatory has issued Provider Letter 19-20 Enforcement of State Licensure Violations. The provider letter informs ICF/IID license holders that, effective Sept. 1, 2019, HHSC will begin assessing administrative penalties for licensure violations based on the scope and severity of the violation. Read the details here.
ICF/IID providers, please remember to contact us for assistance with Survey Prep, Plans of Corrections and especially Directive Inservice Trainings, so we can assist in helping providers avoid administrative penalties, whenever possible!
**Note- I have already put in an email asking about other dates for the scope and severity training webinars as the ones on Sept. 5th are full.