February 1st, 2022
HHSC Publishes Information on Delivery of PT, OT, and ST Services (IL 2022-08)
HHSC is issuing interim guidance allowing telehealth delivery of physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy services. Access Information Letter No. 2022-08, HB4: Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy Services Delivered by Synchronous Audio-Visual. The letter notes which therapies are not allowed to be delivered through telehealth modalities because the service requires in-person delivery.
This guidance applies to the following programs:
- Community Living Assistance and Support Services Providers
- Deaf-Blind with Multiple Disabilities Providers
- Home and Community-based Services Program Providers
- Texas Home Living Program Providers
Email the LTSS policy mailbox with questions about this alert.