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Provider Letters (PL)

Number Title Date
PL 2021-15 PDF Fingerprint-based Criminal History Checks for Current and Prospective Medication Aides 04/15/2021
PL 2021-14 PDF Status of an Active License During a Renewal Process
Note: Replaces PL 19-18
04/06/2021
PL 2021-06 PDF LTCR Waivers During Severe Winter Weather 02/19/2021
PL 2020-28 PDF Volunteer Portal 04/27/2020
PL 2020-25 PDF Revised Recommendations for Tuberculosis Screening, Testing, and Treatment of Health Care Personnel 04/09/2020
PL 2020-21 PDF Suspension of Certain LTCR Requirements during COVID-19 Outbreak 03/20/2020
PL 2020-20 PDF Incident Submission Portal for Long-Term Care (LTC) Providers under Texas Unified Licensure Information Portal (TULIP) 03/20/2020
PL 2020-14 PDF Guidance on COVID 19 Response in DAHS Facilities 03/20/2020
PL 2020-03 PDF Provider Responsibility for Renewing a License 01/09/2020
PL 2020-01 PDF How to File a Complaint Regarding a Surveyor and Report Survey Inconsistencies
Note: Revised March 4, 2021
01/07/2020

All Provider Letters for Day Activity and Health Services

Information Letters (IL)

Number Title Date
IL 2021-27 PDF Preparing for the Upcoming Fiscal Year 2021 Fee-for-Service Claims Billing Closeout 05/28/2021
IL 2021-09 PDF Handling of Sensitive Personal Information and Breach Notification
Note: Replaces IL 2012-86
02/24/2021
IL 2020-48 PDF Cost/Accountability Report and 2021 Accountability Report Training Information 12/04/2020
IL 2020-24 PDF Preparing for the Upcoming Fiscal year 2020 Fee-for-Service Claims Billing Closeout 06/12/2020
IL 2020-20 PDF Requirement to Complete DIR-Certified Cybersecurity Training Program – Due April 30, 2020 04/20/2020
IL 2019-33 PDF 2019 Cost Report and 2020 Accountability Report Training Information 12/01/2019
IL 2016-03 PDF 2015 Cost Report and Cost Report Preparer Requirements 02/01/2016
IL 2016-01 PDF 2015 Cost Report Training Information 01/14/2016
IL 2015-64 PDF Day Activity and Health Services Eligibility Criteria and Eligibility Assessment Procedures 10/15/2015
IL 2015-59 PDF Claims Submission Using the International Classification of Diseases Tenth Revision (ICD-10), for services provided on or after October 1, 2015 09/23/2015

All Information Letters for Day Activity and Health Services

Federal Survey and Certification (S&C) Letters (five most recent displayed)

Number Title Contact
Memo
Date
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 (five most recent displayed)

Number Title Date
2016-11 PDF New Rules for HCSSAs Providing Habilitation 09/06/2016
2016-05 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

All S&CC Memos

Regional Survey and Certification (RS&C) Letters (five most recent displayed)

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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