May 29, 2020

In response to COVID-19 and to provide access to needed day habilitation services, the Texas Health and Human Services Commission is temporarily waiving requirements in Sections 4320 and 3710 of the HCS Billing Guidelines and the TxHmL Billing Guidelines.

HHS published a revision to this in  IL20-19 In-Home Day Habilitation Information for Program Providers (PDF) . This information letter was previously issued on April 30. It extends the temporary guidance through June 30, 2020 due to COVID-19.

The revised IL applies to the following program providers:

  • Home and Community-based Services
  • Texas Home Living
  • Local Intellectual and Developmental Disability Authorities
  • Financial Management Services Agencies