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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 2018-06 PDF Preparing for the Upcoming Fiscal Year 2018 Fee-for-Service Claims Billing Closeout 06/26/2018
IL 2017-17 PDF Fiscal Year 2017 Cutoff Dates for Fee-for-Service Year-end Closeout Processing 08/01/2017
IL 2017-13 PDF Preparing for the Upcoming Fiscal Year 2017 Fee-for-Service Claims Billing Closeout 06/26/2017
IL 2017-03 PDF 2016 Cost Report and Cost Report Preparer Requirements 02/01/2017
IL 2016-29 PDF Fiscal Year 2016 Cutoff Dates for Fee-for-Service Year-end Closeout Processing 08/03/2016
IL 2016-22 PDF Preparing for the Upcoming Fiscal Year 2016 Fee-for-Service Claims Billing Closeout 06/13/2016
IL 2016-13 PDF Supported Decision-Making Agreement Act 03/23/2016
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
IL 2015-45 PDF Fiscal Year 2015 Cutoff Dates for Fee-for-Service Year-end Closeout Processing 08/07/2015

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Provider Letters (PL)

Number Title Date
PL 2018-24 PDF Rules related to License Terms and Survey Frequency 10/29/2018
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 2018-15 PDF New Web-based Licensure System - Texas Unified Licensure Information Portal (TULIP) 08/09/2018
PL 2018-12 PDF Annual Mandatory Training for Assisted Living Facility Managers Note: Replaces PL 12-25 07/10/2018
PL 2018-11 PDF Life Safety Code Technical Memoranda 07/02/2018
PL 2018-06 PDF Amended Nursing Peer Review Committee (NPRC) Requirements and a State Agency’s Duty to Report 04/11/2018
PL 2018-05 PDF Accessibility Standards in Assisted Living Facilities 04/12/2018

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Life Safety Code Technical Memorandae

Number Title Date
TM 18-03 PDF Fence Requirements and Gate Locking Arrangements for Certified Alzheimer's Assisted Living Facilities 08/29/2018
TM 18-02 PDF Control Door Locking Arrangements for Certified Alzheimer's Assisted Living Facilities 08/29/2018
TM 18-01 PDF Exit Door Locking Arrangements for Certified Alzheimer's Assisted Living Facilities 08/29/2018

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 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 (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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