Authority Waiver Enrollment Training

As required by Attachment K, all enrollment staff at a local intellectual and developmental disability authority (LIDDA) must complete training for waiver program enrollments before performing enrollment activities and at least annually thereafter for as long as the staff performs enrollment activities for the LIDDA. The training is available through this webpage. Please follow these instructions to receive credit for completing the training.

CARE Basics for the HCS and TxHmL Interest Lists

This training provides basic instruction to register the names of individuals who request Home and Community Services(HCS) and Texas Home Living (TxHmL) services in the Client Assignment and Registration System (CARE). Topics in this training include adding, deleting, and transferring individuals' personal information for the HCS and TxHmL interest lists. This training is recommended for LIDDA staff who utilize CARE to complete HCS and TxHmL interest list processes. Click here to begin the training.

Community First Choice in Medicaid Managed Care Organizations Web-based Training

This training discusses Community First Choice (CFC) as it applies to individuals receiving CFC services in Medicaid Managed Care Organizations. Topics in this training include the implementation of CFC as it applies to individuals who are not enrolled in an IDD waiver program, CFC services, necessary assessments and documentation to facilitate the review and authorization for CFC services, and the LIDDA's responsibilities and processes for CFC services in an MCO. This training is recommended for LIDDA staff and service coordinators who facilitate non-wavier CFC services & processes. Click here to begin the training.

Community First Choice in the HCS and TxHmL Programs Web-based Training

This training discusses the implementation of Community First Choice (CFC) as it applies to individuals receiving services through the HCS and TxHmL waiver programs. Topics in this training include CFC services, provider qualifications, eligible living environments, individual plan of care (IPC) renewal, and other important CFC service coordination topics such as transportation, financial management services (FMS) and monitoring. This training is mandatory for all HCS and TxHmL service coordinators and includes a quiz with a minimum required score. Click here to begin the training.

Community First Choice PAS/HAB Assessment for HCS and TxHmL Service Coordinators

This training discusses how to complete the Community First Choice (CFC) Personal Assistance Services (PAS)/Habilitation Services (HAB) Assessment (DADS Form 8510) for individuals receiving HCS and TxHmL. Topics in this training include understanding the purpose of the CFC PAS/HAB Assessment and how to collect and document essential information to determine the number of CFC PAS/HAB hours to be entered on the applicant's/individual's Individual Plan of Care (IPC). This training is mandatory for all HCS and TxHmL service coordinators and includes a quiz with a minimum required score. It is recommended that users complete Community First Choice in the HCS and TxHmL Programs Web-based Training (also on this page) as a prerequisite to this course. Click here to begin the training.

Quarterly Consumer Benefits Training (As Required by Attachment L)

For information, please contact: Texas Department of State Health Services Training and Technical Assistance 512-419-2257