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Information Letters (IL)

Number Title Date
IL 2017-10 PDF Employment Services Web-Based Training 05/16/2017
IL 2017-04 PDF Person-Centered Planning (PCP) Web-Based Training and Webpage 03/01/2017
IL 2015-05A PDF 2014 Cost Report and Cost Report Preparer Requirements 01/16/2015
IL 2015-05 PDF 2014 Cost Report and Cost Report Preparer Requirements 01/16/2015
IL 2014-82 PDF Upcoming Updates to Institutional Claim Submission for TexMedConnect and Electronic Data Interchange Transactions 12/12/2014
IL 2014-76 PDF Information on Ebola Virus for Providers of Services to Individuals in the Department of Aging and Disability Services Programs 11/07/2014
IL 2014-24 PDF Reassessment Process in Preparation of STAR+PLUS Expansion in Rural Service Areas 06/03/2014
IL 2013-52 PDF Reminder for Personal Assistance Services Billing: Do Not Bill When a Consumer is in an Institution 08/28/2013
IL 2013-24/PL 2013-20 PDF Documenting Delivery of Non-Delegated Tasks by Unlicensed Persons 05/15/2013
IL 2013-25 PDF Contract and Fiscal Compliance Monitoring – Implementation of Intermittent Monitoring - Effective Date June 1, 2013 05/03/2013

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Provider Letters (PL)

Number Title Date
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 2018-16 PDF Notification Requirements in Response to an Emergency or Disaster Note: (Replaces PL 09-17) 08/15/2018
PL 2018-15 PDF New Web-based Licensure System - Texas Unified Licensure Information Portal (TULIP) 08/09/2018
PL 2018-14 PDF Physical Location 08/08/2018
PL 2018-13 PDF HCSSAs that Contract with Management Companies 07/17/2018
PL 2018-06 PDF Amended Nursing Peer Review Committee (NPRC) Requirements and a State Agency’s Duty to Report 04/11/2018
PL 2017-37 PDF HHS Transformation and Provider Expectations 12/13/2017
PL 2017-35 PDF Determination of Separate Entities (Replaces PL 01-46 and PL 02-05) 11/09/2017
PL 2017-34 PDF The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Emergency Preparedness Requirements 11/03/2017

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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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