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.

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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11:30 am Review Of Newly Adopted HCS Rule... @ Webinar
Review Of Newly Adopted HCS Rule... @ Webinar
Sep 28 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Review Of Newly Adopted HCS Rules  “COVID-19 Mitigation And Response Emergency Rules @ Webinar
 Review of Newly Adopted HCS/TxHmL Rules “COVID-19 Mitigation & Response Emergency Rules” Date: Sept. 28th, 2020 Time: 11:30 AM-1:00PM Cost: $40 For:  Program Managers, Administrators, Case Managers/Care Coordinators, Nursing Staff Presenter:  Julie Blacklock You will[...]

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

Letter From Twogether Consulting To Providers-Update

  Hello Friends, We have just made some changes to the website and we hope you like them.  Feel free to give us your feedback.  Specifically, the "Updates" page has been reformatted so you are able to navigate from one "post" to the other. If you want to read...

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LTC Facility Visitation Rules For Re-Openings in Texas

    An ICF resident, as well as an individual living in an HCS group home, may have up to 2 Essential caregivers, as defined in the emergency rules, and they must have a negative COVID-19 test result from a test performed no more than 14 days before the...

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HCS Billing Guidelines Revised-Sept. 2020

September 6, 2020 HCS Billing Guidelines Revised-Sept. 2020 Please pay special attention to the changes and clarifications for Nursing Services!  We will be reviewing these in our "Billable Services-HCS-2020" webinar on Sept. 21st, 2020.  For more information please...

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