TxHmL Rules & Regs-COVID-19 Mitigation-New

Emergency Rule Adoption for TxHmL and COVID-19 Mitigation See new rule at link below: https://hhs.texas.gov/sites/default/files/documents/doing-business-with-hhs/provider-portal/long-term-care/txhml-covid-19-emergency-rules.pdf

We Have New Services!

Twogether Consulting has added some new services to include: DEVELOPMENT OF INFECTION CONTROL POLICIES & PROCEDURES, or at least to update your one with COVID-19 policies and protocols.   (Based on Guidance noted in the HCS & ICF COVID-19 Response Plans                                                       HCS-covid-response-plan.pdf     ICF-covid-19-plan.pdf DEVELOPMENT OF EMERGENCY EVACUATION PLANS  In particular, so HCS/TxHmL providers are able to meet ...

EVV (Electronic Visit Verification) Updates

      Clarification: No EVV For In-Home DH (3 & 4-bed Homes or Host Homes) September 11, 2020 HHSC is issuing this guidance from CMS to Home and Community-based Services program providers. It clarifies electronic visit verification requirements for in-home day habilitation. All service events occurring on or after Dec. 1, 2020, for an EVV-required service, must be captured in the EVV system and accepted into the EVV Aggregator. EVV is not...

Very Important HHSC Alerts!

September 7th, 2020 HCS and TxHmL Billing and Payment Quarterly Webinar HCS and TxHmL Program Providers and other interested stakeholders can now register for the Billing and Payment Quarterly Webinar scheduled on September 30 from 3:30pm – 5:00pm (Central Standard Time). Topics will include revisions to the HCS, TxHmL and CFC Billing Guidelines Effective September 1, 2020. Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation Competency Training and Exam Now Available in...

ICF/IID & HCS/TxHmL Surveys Resuming!!!

  LTCR will be resuming survey activity for ICF/IID, HCS, and TxHmL in August as follows:    ICF/IID Effective August 4, scheduling of all survey activity will resume, including recertification surveys for both health and life safety code.  All survey activity includes licensure surveys, follow-ups, complaint and incident investigations, and CHOW visits. Providers that are past or close to the end of their certification period will be scheduled first. If...