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 Services (HCS) and Texas Home Living (TxHmL) waiver programs.

Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) and Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) staff from the following departments will be available to provide information and answer questions:

  • Program Eligibility and Support (PES).
  • Utilization Review (UR).
  • Provider Claims Services (PCS).
  • Contract Administration & Provider Monitoring (CAPM).
  • Local Procedure Development and Support (LPDS).

Save the Dates

The webinars will be held on the following dates. We encourage Providers and FMSAs to invite staff who use the LTC Online Portal for HCS and TxHmL programs.

Standing Meeting Agenda

  • Trending issues – discuss trending issues and solutions to increase successful processing of forms.
  • Updates on LTC Online Portal for HCS and TxHmL – provide relevant updates.
  • Questions and Answers – HCS and TxHmL Providers and FMSAs will have the opportunity to ask questions* regarding LTC Online Portal for HCS and TxHmL.

*To comply with HIPAA requirements, questions that include any identifying information for a specific individual will not be allowed during the monthly meetings.

Email Questions to TxHmL Policy.


September 25th, 2022

HCS and TxHmL Updates Provider Webinar

HHSC will host the HCS and TxHmL Services Program Updates Provider Webinar on Oct. 13 for HCS and TxHmL program providers, local intellectual and developmental disability authorities, and other interested parties.

This webinar — offered on Thursday, Oct. 13, from 1–3 p.m. — will provide information on the substantive changes made to the HCS and TxHmL Program rules. Both webinars will provide the same information, so program providers and LIDDAs can register for the time that works best for them.

Email questions about the webinar to your program policy inbox:

HCS Policy

TxHmL Policy


September 12th, 2022

Updated HCS and TxHmL Waiver Programs FAQ Document Now Available- Sept. 2022

The Home and Community-based Services and Texas Home Living Waiver Programs Frequently Asked Questions document has been updated.

Read the full alert.


July 15th, 2022

HCS and TxHmL Webinar Recorded From July 14th, 2022

July 12, 2022

Webinar topic includes:

  • Forms Submission and Processing in TMHP LTCOP

HCS and TxHmL Webinar
July 14, 2022
2:30 – 4 p.m.

Click link below to register to watch recording of this session.
Register for the webinar

Email questions about the webinar to your program policy mailbox:


 

July 13th, 2022

IDD and PI Quarterly Webinars

 


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.

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Read the full alert here.


Updated HCS and TxHmL COVID-19 FAQ

May 6th, 2022 

Read the revised Updated COVID-19 FAQs for HCS and TxHmL Providers (PDF).


September 1st, 2022

HHSC has revised the Updated HCS and TxHmL COVID-19 FAQ (PDF)


 

August 15th, 2021

 HCS and TxHmL Webinar Recording Available

” WSC Transition into HHSC LTCR”

(From August 10th, 2021)

Long-term Care Regulation hosted a webinar for HCS and TxHmL program providers to discuss upcoming HHSC organizational changes, introduce LTCR survey operations leadership, and answer questions about the Waiver Survey and Certification unit’s transition into LTCR survey operations.

A recording of August 10, 2021, HCS and TxHmL Transformation Webinar with HHSC Long-Term Care Regulation is available for those who could not attend.

Read the HCS and TxHmL Transformation Webinar (PDF).

Listen to the webinar recording here.

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May 23rd, 2021

June Infection Control Basics for HCS and TxHmL Providers Webinars

This webinar will review basic infection control concepts such as hand hygiene, standard and transmission-based precautions, and steps to prevent the spread of infectious disease.
Registration for each class is limited to 50 participants.

June 3
10 – 11:30 a.m.
Register for the June 3 webinar.

June 10
10 – 11:30 am
Register for the June 10 webinar.

June 17
10 – 11:30 a.m.
Register for the June 17 webinar.

June 24
10 – 11:30 a.m.
Register for the June 24 webinar.


 

.March 16th, 2021 Updated

Updated COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions for HCS and TxHmL Providers

HHSC has published an updated Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 for Home and Community-based Services and Texas Home Living providers.

Read the Updated COVID-19 FAQs for HCS and TxHmL Providers (PDF).


March 19 Recording of Clarification of Administrative Penalties and Related Processes Webinar Available

A recording of the March 19, 2021 Clarification of Administrative Penalties and Related Processes for HCS and TxHmL Providers webinar is available for those unable to attend.

Listen to the webinar recording here.


March 4 Recording of Writing Acceptable Plans of Correction Webinar Available

A recording of the March 4, 2021 Writing Acceptable Plans of Correction webinar for HCS and TxHmL program providers is available for those unable to attend.

Listen to the webinar recording here.


Feb 25. HCS & TxHmL Provider Responsibilities: Death Notifications & Investigation Reports Webinar

This webinar will provide information about program provider responsibilities for reporting abuse, neglect and exploitation and providing notifications of death.

Feb. 25
1-3 p.m.
Register for the webinar.

Jan. 5 Recording Webinar Available – HCS and TxHmL Changes to Survey Process and Hold Harmless Period Overview

A recording of the Jan. 5, 2021, HCS and TxHmL Changes to Survey Process and Hold Harmless Period Overview webinar is available for those unable to attend.

Listen to the webinar recording here.


Jan. 7 Recording of HCS and TxHmL Administrative Penalties and Amelioration Available

A recording of the Jan. 7, 2021 HCS and TxHmL Administrative Penalties and Amelioration webinar is available for those unable to attend.

Listen to the webinar recording here.


DSHS Video on Long-term Care Facilities COVID-19 Infection Prevention and Control Now Available

The Department of State Health Services has published a recorded training for long-term care providers on COVID-19 precautions to take and how to accomplish them.

View the video training