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Information Letters (IL)

Number Title Date
IL 2018-08 PDF Fiscal Year 2018 Cutoff Dates for Fee-for-Service Year-end Closeout Processing 08/09/2018
IL 2018-07 PDF Daily Care Service Authorization Necessary for the Preadmission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR) Specialized Services Authorization 07/12/2018
IL 2018-06 PDF Preparing for the Upcoming Fiscal Year 2018 Fee-for-Service Claims Billing Closeout 06/26/2018
IL 2018-02 PDF Avoiding Mistakes that Commonly Result in Nursing Facility Specialized Services Denial 01/08/2018
IL 2018-01 PDF 2017 Cost Report Training Information 01/05/2018
IL 2017-22 PDF Requesting Durable Medical Equipment and Customized Manual Wheelchairs through the Preadmission Screening and Resident Review Program 09/29/2017
IL 2017-20 PDF Billing for Preadmission Screening and Resident Review Assessments and Services 09/15/2017
IL 2017-17 PDF Fiscal Year 2017 Cutoff Dates for Fee-for-Service Year-end Closeout Processing 08/01/2017
IL 2017-14 /
PL 2017-22
Pre-admission Screening and Resident Review – Quality Service Reviews Note: Replaces PL 14-33 / IL 14-80 07/03/2017
IL 2017-13 PDF Preparing for the Upcoming Fiscal Year 2017 Fee-for-Service Claims Billing Closeout 06/26/2017

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Provider Letters (PL)

Number Title Date
PL 2018-23 PDF Adopted Rules related to Licensing Enforcement and Staff Training 10/29/2018
PL 2018-21 PDF Expedited Life Safety Code Inspection Time Frames Note: This PL replaces the portions of NF PL 10-10 and ALF PL 10-11 which address ELSCs. 10/02/2018
PL 2018-20 PDF Incident Reporting Requirements Note: Replaces PL 13-04 and PL 18-07 09/17/2018
PL 2018-19 PDF Emergency Preparedness Reminder Note: Replaces PL 15-15 and PL 15-04 09/07/2018
PL 2018-17 PDF Feeding Assistance Rules Note: Replaces PL 00-17, PL 15-35, S&CC 05-13, and S&CC 10-02 09/05/2018
PL 2018-15 PDF New Web-based Licensure System - Texas Unified Licensure Information Portal (TULIP) 08/09/2018
PL 2018-10 PDF Electronic Health Records Note: Replaces PL 17-20 06/12/2018
PL 2018-09 PDF Guidelines Regarding Plans of Correction Associated with a PASRR Violation Note: Replaces PL 17-16 06/11/2018
PL 2018-08 PDF Designation of Disability Rights Texas as Protection and Advocacy System in Texas 06/07/2018
PL 2018-06 PDF Amended Nursing Peer Review Committee (NPRC) Requirements and a State Agency’s Duty to Report 04/11/2018

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Federal Survey and Certification (S&C) Letters

(five most recent displayed)
Number Title Contact
18-08 PDF An Initiative to Address Facility Initiated Discharges that Violate Federal Regulations N/A 12/26/2017
18-02 PDF Clarification regarding Nurse Aide Training and Competency Evaluation Program (NATCEP/CEP) Waiver and Appeal Requirements N/A 10/27/2017
18-01 PDF Revised Policies regarding the Immediate Imposition of Federal Remedies- FOR ACTION N/A 10/27/2017
17-47 PDF Advance Notice Solicitation Deadline - National Background Check Program N/A 09/29/2017
17-45 PDF Electronic Staffing Submission - Payroll-Based Journal (PBJ) Public Use File N/A 09/25/2017

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State Survey and Certification Clarification (S&CC) Memos

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Number Title Date
2016-11 PDF New Rules for HCSSAs Providing Habilitation 09/06/2016
2016-05 PDF Employee Misconduct Registry (EMR), Nurse Aide Registry (NAR), and Medication Aide Registry (MAR) Referral Process 06/22/2016
2016-04 PDF Survey Revisit Guidance 06/08/2016
2016-02 PDF Prompt Reporting of Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation (ANE) 02/23/2016
2016-01 PDF Nursing Facility Administrator (NFA) License Verification 01/26/2016

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Regional Survey and Certification (RS&C) Letters

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Number Title Date
2017-05 PDF Temporary Facility Closure for Repair or Renovation 11/01/2017
2014-02 PDF Guidance for Processing Non-Compliance with State Licensure Requirements 05/16/2014
2012-04 PDF CMS Region VI-Dallas Delegation of Notification of the Imposition and Starting Date of Optional Denial of Payment for New Admissions to the State Survey Agencies in Region VI 03/14/2012
2012-02 PDF Procedural Instructions for Processing Certifications Concerning Legal Names and Doing Business as Names of Providers and Suppliers 02/17/2012
2012-01 PDF Voluntary Termination and Related Processes 02/10/2012

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