April 12th, 2024

Potential Threats to Health and Safety (new). (SOW, 2.6.4.). The contract includes a new provision requiring the Authority to respond and immediately take action, as identified in correspondence from HHSC, related to Notifications of Potential Threats to Health and Safety. The procedure and actions taken must ensure the individual is seen in person within 48 hours.

***Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) Intellectual and Developmental Disability (IDD) Services Broadcast Message 2024-029***

**HHSC IDD Services and PASRR has published a memo outlining the responsibilities of the local intellectual and developmental disability authorities (LIDDAs) after HHSC Long-term Care Regulation (LTCR) identifies a potential threat involving an individual in a Home and Community-based Services (HCS) or Texas Home Living (TxHmL) program.  

See memo below:


If you have any questions regarding this letter or the LIDDA’s responsibility after notification of a potential threat, please e-mail IDDMFPSupport@hhs.texas.gov.