TMHP: Very Important Information! Rejected Claims Submissions Between May 2nd and May 13th, 2022

May 23, 2022 Very Important! Please see information from TMHP below: Some Rejected Claims May Be Resubmitted Some Home and Community-based Services (HCS) and Texas Home Living (TxHmL) claims that were submitted to Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) between May 2, 2022, and May 13, 2022, were rejected in error. HCS and TxHmL claims that were rejected with the following explanations of benefits (EOBs) may now be resubmitted for processing:...

American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA): Provider Retention Payments Regarding HCS/TxHmL Billing Claims from March 2022-August 2022

May 19th, 2022 HCS/TxHmL providers: Please be aware of the following for claims being paid from March 1st, 2022-August 31st, 2022 in TMHP:  There are new Procedure/Billing Codes in TMHP that reflect the ARPA short-term funding as retention payments you may be receiving for these claims billed during this time period.  If you are seeing new or different codes than you are used to, listed when you pull up “paid” claims, then you are receiving ARPA...

COVID-19 in Healthcare Relief Grants (For ICF/IID Programs)

COVID-19 in Healthcare Relief Grants Senate Bill (SB) 8, 87th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, 2021, appropriates funding for the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) to issue awards to support Texas healthcare providers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. These awards include funding for Rural Hospitals, Nursing Facilities, Assisted Living Facilities (ALFs), home health agencies (HHA), Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual and...

IPC User Guides for HCS and TxHmL Waiver Programs

More Help Available For Persons Entering IPC’s Into TMHP! More information about submitting and revising Individual Plans of Care is available in the Long-Term Care Online Portal User Guides for Home and Community-based Services and Texas Home Living Waiver Programs. These user guides are available for the following programs that submit IPC forms 3608 and 8582 in the Texas Medicaid and Healthcare Partnership LTC Online Portal: HCS and TxHmL providers. Local...

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 May 5th, 2022 HCS and TxHmL FAQ Updates Available May 9 and May 23 The Home and Community-based Services and Texas Home Living Waiver Programs Frequently Asked Questions document has been updated. HCS-TxHmL-FAQ-TMHP-TexasMedConnect Read the full alert here. September 21st, 2021 Updated HCS and TxHmL...

Emergency Preparedness Guidance and Trainings

May 15th, 2022 2022 Hurricane Season Emergency Preparedness with COVID-19 Long-term care providers in Texas are reminded to review their emergency preparedness and response plans before Atlantic hurricane season begins, which runs June 1–Nov. 30. LTC providers should make updates, if necessary. Providers should factor in COVID-19 contingencies when reviewing their preparedness plans. For example, as applicable: Are your receiving facilities and transportation...