Appendices

Appendix I DADS Contract Management

Appendix II, HIV/AIDS in the Workplace

Appendix III, Mutually Exclusive Services

Appendix IV, Waiver Programs and Special Services – Consumer Managed Personal Attendant Services

Revision 14-1; Effective September 19, 2014

 

Consumer Managed Personal Attendant Services (CMPAS) provides personal attendant services (PAS) to individuals with physical disabilities who are willing and able to supervise the attendant. Individuals interview, hire, train, supervise and release their attendants. The contract agencies determine individual eligibility, the amount of attendant care needed, develop a pool of potential attendants and provide emergency backup attendant capability.

Services through this project are available to a limited number of individuals.

CMPAS Services

The maximum number of hours an individual may receive varies by contract and is dependent upon the contracted unit rate. The cost cannot exceed the case mix weighted nursing facility rate. The current rate can be determined by contacting the contract manager at the local Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) office.

CMPAS Eligibility

To be eligible, the individual must:

  • be 18 years or older.
  • have a physician's statement that the physical disability is permanent or is expected to last for at least six months from the date of intake. If the disability is not expected to be permanent, the physician's statement must specify the expected duration of the disability.
  • not receive the following DADS community care services: Community Based Alternatives, Primary Home Care, Family Care, Assisted Living, Adult Foster Care, Special Services to Persons with Disabilities or Residential Care while receiving PAS through this program.
  • need assistance with at least one personal care task (bathing, dressing, grooming, transfer, ambulation, exercising, toileting, feeding or meal preparation).
  • need at least five hours of PAS per week.
  • be mentally and emotionally capable of self-directing attendant care or have a relative or friend willing to share responsibility for directing the care.
  • reside in one of the geographical areas described below.

CMPAS Referral

In some regions, the CMPAS provider takes referrals for the CMPAS interest list. In other regions, the referral is taken by regional office staff. In either case, all names are entered into the Community Services Interest List by regional staff. The regional contract manager releases names from the interest list as funding is available.

CMPAS services are available in the following counties:

Region 01: Region 03: Region 05: Region 06:
Lubbock
Potter
Randall
Collins
Dallas
Denton
Ellis
Hood
Johnson
Kaufman
Parker
Rockwall
Tarrant
Wise
Angelina
Hardin
Houston
Jasper
Jefferson Nacogdoches Newton
Orange
Polk
Sabine
San Augustine San Jacinto Shelby
Trinity
Tyler
Fort Bend
Harris
Montgomery
Wharton
Region 07: Region 08: Region 10: Region 11:
Travis Atascosa
Bexar
Comal
Guadalupe
Kendall
Medina
Wilson
El Paso Aransas
Bee
Brooks
Cameron
Duval
Hidalgo
Jim Hogg
Jim Wells
Kenedy
Kleberg
Live Oak
McMullen
Nueces
Refugio
San Patricio
Starr
Webb
Willacy
Zapata

Appendix V, Retired Information Letters

Revision 13-1; Effective September 13, 2013
 

 

The Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) deployed the Consumer Managed Personal Attendant Services (CMPAS) Provider Manual on
Sept. 3, 2013. This manual contains all contract guidelines that were
formerly found in Information Letters (ILs), as well as relevant Texas
Administrative Code references.

This manual supersedes any previous ILs or similar guidance published
by DADS. The ILs retired as a result are listed below. DADS recommends
that providers remove the ILs from their records to ensure they
reference the most current information.

 

Number Title Date
IL 2011-123 ndividuals Receiving Services through
the Client Managed Personal Assistance Services Program who Receive
Medicaid Services and Live in New Managed Care Service Areas Effective
March 1, 2012
12/09/2011

IL 2011-95

Guidelines for Income Amounts Dedicated to Disability-Related Equipment –

This is now found in 40 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 44, §44.501(j)(7); adopted Oct. 1, 2013.

8/19/2011

IL 2008-179

Effective Dec. 1, 2008 ─ Change in the
Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Title 40, Chapter 44, CMPAS, Relating
to the Co-payment Chart

1/08/2009

IL 2008-155

Rates and Billing Procedure for Consumer Directed Services (CDS) in CMPAS

12/03/2008

IL 2004-12

Repeal of Chapter 48, Subchapter E,
Client Managed Attendant Services, and Adoption of Chapter 44, Client
Managed Personal Attendant Services, Effective March 16, 2004

3/16/2004

IL 2000-06

Individual Client Cost Ceiling

4/20/2000

IL 1999-05

Client Managed Attendant Services Cost Ceiling

3/26/1999

If there are questions about the new CMPAS provider manual or any of the ILs that were retired, send an email to cmpas@dads.state.tx.us.

Appendix VI, List of Excluded Individuals Entities (LEIE)