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.seo resell

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

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Feb 1 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
(Webinar) “Study & Prep Session For HCS Provider Applicant Test” @ Webinar
“Twogether Consulting Presents: “Study & Prep Session For HCS Provider Applicant Test” (Webinar) (We will be reviewing some TxHmL information as well)   “Go To Webinar” link will be sent to you with handouts after[...]

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

EVV (Electronic Visit Verification) Updates

January 18th, 2021 EVV Compliance Oversight Reviews Delayed for EVV Usage and Misuse of EVV Reason Codes HHSC told managed care organizations to delay compliance oversight reviews for EVV Usage and Misuse of EVV Reason Codes. Evaluation of visit data collected during...

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ICF/IID Updates

January 19th, 2021 HHSC Updates the ICF COVID-19 Response Plan and FAQ Document Please be sure to update your infection control and other related policies based on the updated Response Plan!!!  Let us know if we can help.  We will be working on some of these addendums...

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Informal Dispute Resolution Process-HCS/TxHmL/ICF

HCS/TxHmL IDR Process Coming Soon!   Currently, the IR process is still in place, but the new IDR process for HCS/TxHmL should be in place sometime in February 2021.  We will keep you posted. If you would like to appeal a citation/violation currently, continue to use...

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