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Read the Draft HCS Waiver Amendment 1 (PDF).

Information Letters (IL)

Number Title Date
IL 2021-23 PDF Migration of the Client Assignment and Registration (CARE) system to the Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) Long Term Care (LTC) Online Portal 05/11/2021
IL 2021-25 PDF Coordination of STAR Kids Services and IDD Waiver Services 05/10/2021
IL 2021-24 PDF 1915 (c) Waivers Migration to the Texas Medicaid Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) Long-Term Care Online Portal (LTCOP) Preparing for August 2, 2021 Deployment 05/07/2021
IL 2021-22 PDF 1915(c) Waivers Migration to the Texas Medicaid Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) Long-Term Care Online Portal (LTCOP) Project Revised 5/6/2021 05/03/2021
IL 2021-21 PDF Retainer Payments 05/03/2021
IL 2021-20 PDF In-Home Day Habilitation Information for Program Providers for COVID-19 04/27/2021
IL 2021-19 PDF Termination of Waiver Services during the Public Health Emergency 04/22/2021
IL 2021-18 PDF Community Development Block Grant CARES Act (CDBG-CV) Assistance to Providers for Persons with Disabilities 04/16/2021
IL 2021-16 PDF In-Home Day Habilitation Information for Program Providers Due to COVID-19 (Revised)
Note: Replaces IL 2021-08
03/25/2021
IL 2021-15 PDF Electronic Visit Verification Notification Requirement
Note: Revised March 24, 2021. Replaces IL 2021-13
03/24/2021

All Information letters for HCS

Provider Letters (PL)

Number Title Date
PL 2021-13 PDF Introducing the Waiver Survey and Certification Provider Portal 04/06/2021
PL 2021-09 PDF Program Provider Response to COVID-19 and Visitation Expansion for HCS
Note: Replaces PLs 2020-22 and 2020-40
03/25/2021
PL 2021-07 PDF Informal Dispute Resolution Process 03/04/2021
PL 2021-06 PDF LTCR Waivers During Severe Winter Weather 02/19/2021
PL 2020-57 PDF HHSC Guidance to Home and Community-based Services (HCS) Program Providers and ICF/IID Facilities Regarding Tours for Prospective Residents/Individuals
Note: Revised: Originally issued Dec. 30, 2020, revised April 15, 2021
04/15/2021
PL 2020-55 PDF Administrative Penalty Process for Home and Community-based Services (HCS) and Texas Home Living (TxHmL) Program Providers
Note: Revised March 4, 2021
11/24/2020
PL 2020-50 PDF Influenza (Flu) Vaccine Guidance During COVID-19 11/18/2020
PL 2020-49 PDF Process to Request Free COVID-19 Point of Care Antigen Test Kits
Note: Revised March 25, 2021
03/25/2021
PL 2020-29 PDF New Texas Administrative Code Rules for Home and Community-based Services (HCS) and Texas Home Living (TxHmL) Program Providers 05/13/2020
PL 2020-28 PDF Volunteer Portal 04/27/2020

All provider letters for HCS

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