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Read the Draft HCS Waiver Amendment 1 (PDF).

Information Letters (IL)

Number Title Date
IL 2020-23 PDF Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Day Habilitation Survey 05/07/2020
IL 2020-21 /
PL 2020-10
PDF
Changes Impacting Complaints about HCS and TxHmL Providers and LIDDAs 04/29/2020
IL 2020-17 PDF Information Letter No. 20-17 Requirement to Complete DIR-Certified Cybersecurity Training Program – Due April 30, 2020 04/20/2020
IL 2020-19 PDF In-Home Day Habilitation Information for Program Providers for COVID-19 Note: Replaces IL 20-09
Revised: April 30, 2020
04/17/2020
IL 2020-15 PDF COVID-19 HCS Interest List Reduction Slots Note:
Revised April 23, 2020
04/09/2020
IL 2020-11 PDF Extensions of Eligibility and Individual Plan of Care Revisions for Individuals in HCS and TxHmL Due to COVID-19 Note:
Revised April 23, 2020
03/26/2020
IL 2020-07 PDF Electronic Visit Verification in the HCS and TxHmL Program 03/11/2020
IL 2020-06 PDF Insurance Copayments and Deductibles 03/05/2020
IL 2020-01 PDF Temporary Add-on Payments for the Home and Community-based Services Waiver (HCS) Program for Supervised Living and Residential Support Services (SL/RSS) Effective January 8, 2020 01/13/2020
IL 2020-02 PDF Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Improvement Act (IPERIA) 01/13/2020

All Information letters for HCS

Provider Letters (PL)

Number Title Date
PL2020-10 PDF Changes Impacting Complaints about HCS and TxHmL Providers and LIDDAs 04/29/2020
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
PL 2020-22 PDF HHSC Guidance to Home and Community-based Services (HCS) and Texas Home Living (TxHmL) Program Providers on COVID-19 Note: Replaces PL 20-12 03/21/2020
PL 2020-21 PDF Suspension of Certain LTCR Requirements during COVID-19 Outbreak 03/20/2020
PL 2020-01 PDF How to File a Complaint Regarding a Surveyor and Report Survey Inconsistencies 01/07/2020
PL 2019-25 PDF Changes to Informal Review Process for HCS and TxHmL Providers 11/20/2019
PL 2017-24 PDF All Providers are Required to Redo Nurse Aide Registry (NAR) Searches Conducted from June 14, 2017, through August 3, 2017 09/07/2017
PL 2017-23 PDF All Providers Are Required To Redo Employee Misconduct Registry (EMR) Searches Conducted From June 9, 2017, through July 27, 2017 08/07/2017
PL 2017-22 PDF Pre-admission Screening and Resident Review – Quality Service Reviews Note: Replaces PL 14-33 / IL 14-80 07/03/2017

All provider letters for HCS

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