HCS & TxHmL Webinars & FAQ’s (Recordings)

For Previously Recorded Webinars & FAQ’s https://hhs.texas.gov/doing-business-hhs/provider-portals/long-term-care-providers/resources/hcs-txhml-webinars-faqs September 25th, 2022 TMHP LTC Portal for HCS/TxHmL Providers and FMSAs Webinar Medicaid and CHIP Services (MCS) will begin hosting monthly meetings for Providers and Financial Management Services Agencies (FMSAs) who use the Long-Term Care (LTC) Online Portal for the Home and Community-based...

ICF/IID Updates

September 25th, 2022 HHSC Publishes Updated Guidance on the Amelioration of Administrative Penalties for ALF, ICF/IID, and NF Providers HHSC Long-term Care Regulation has published Provider Letter 2022-24 – Amelioration of Administrative Penalties (replaces PL 2013-18). The letter provides guidelines to assisted living facilities, intermediate care facilities for individuals with an intellectual disability or related conditions, and nursing facilities about...

EVV (Electronic Visit Verification) Updates

September 25th, 2022 EVV Updates for HCS and TxHmL Program Providers and FMSAs HHSC and the Texas Medicaid and Healthcare Partnership posted helpful information for Home and Community-based Services program providers, Texas Home Living program providers and financial management services agencies required to use Electronic Visit Verification. HHSC Notice This notice is to help program providers and FMSAs that are receiving EVV mismatches for Day Habilitation...

October 27th IDD and PI Webinar with HHSC LTCR

September 24th, 2022 IDD & PI Webinar October 27th, 2022 HHSC Long-term Care Regulation will host a webinar for HCS, TxHmL and ICF/IID providers regarding the latest information from LTCR. Those using Internet Explorer may have difficulties registering for the webinar. If so, try using another browser, such as Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge. Oct. 27, 2022 10–11 a.m. Register for the IDD/PI Webinar

Deadline Coming Up Soon For Comments on HHSC Proposed TAC Rules

September 24th, 2022 Deadline for Comments on HHS Proposed Rules Due Oct. 17 Texas HHSC is accepting comments from stakeholders on the following proposed rules, which are now posted in the Texas Register. The comment period ends Oct. 17, 2022. Texas Administrative Code, Title 40, Part 1, Chapter 9, Subchapter N, repeal of Sections 9.551, 9.552, 9.554, 9.556, 9.558, 9.560 – 9.563, 9.566 – 9.568, 9.570, 9.571, 9.573 – 9.575, 9.582, 9.583, concerning Home...

ISS Updates & Draft Rules (HCS/TxHmL)

September 24th, 2022 HHSC Moved Individualized Skills and Socialization Webpage The Individualized Skills and Socialization webpage moved from the Resources webpage to the main Long-term Care Providers webpage. This was done so its location is consistent with other Long-term Care Regulation programs and is easier to find. Individualized Skills and Socialization can be found under the “Community-based Programs” heading. August 23rd, 2022 No Public...