The purpose of this section is to make the most current policy and procedures readily available via a single resource. Memoranda containing policy or procedural information will be placed on this list at the time of distribution. They will remain on the list until the information contained is completely incorporated into the handbook.

Release Date Title

Upcoming STAR+PLUS Handbook (SPH)
Revision 20-2 – The files below show the changes that will be incorporated into the handbook effective October 1, 2020.
Revision Notice, SPH 20-2, Miscellaneous Changes
Section 1143.1.3, STAR+PLUS Personal Assistance Services (PAS) Practitioner’s Statement of Need (PSON)
Section 3621.1, Individual Service Plan Expiring Report
Section 6420, Approval of Adaptive Aids and Medical Supplies
Section 6630, Minor Home Modification Service Cost Limit
Section 6710, Employment Assistance
Section 7310, Service Coordination Duties Related to Respite Care
Section 7500, Home-Delivered Meals
Form 1580, Texas Money Follows the Person Demonstration (MFPD) Project Informed Consent for Participation


HHSC 16-06-003, Medicaid Type Program Identification for STAR+PLUS Home and Community Based Services and Community First Choice

Attachment: TP Code ME Waiver and CFC


HHSC 16-06-002, Policy and Procedures for Reassessment of Community First Choice Services


HHSC 16-02-001, Community First Choice Fair Hearing Processes


HHSC 16-01-001, Form H2060, Needs Assessment Questionnaire, Completion Requirements for STAR+PLUS HCBS Members Receiving Community First Choice Services


HHSC 15-12-005, Notification of Home and Community Based Services STAR+PLUS Waiver End Date


HHSC 15-12-003, Personal Assistance Services, Emergency Response Services and Protective Supervision for HCBS STAR+PLUS Waiver Members


HHSC 15-12-002, Nurse Assessment, Training, and Supervision of Delegated Tasks for Community First Choice and Personal Care Services in Managed Care


HHSC 15-11-001, Authorizations for Community First Choice Personal Assistance Services or Habilitation


HHSC: 15-08-001, Processing Medical Necessity/Level of Care Assessments for Community First Choice (CFC) Services or Upgrading CFC Recipients to HCBS STAR+PLUS Waiver


HHSC: 15-07-004, Secure File Transfer Protocol Naming Convention for Community First Choice Assessments


HHSC: 15-07-002, Support Management in Community First Choice

Attachment: Community First Choice Support Management Handout

Attachment: Community First Choice Support Management Handout (Spanish)


HHSC: 15-07-001, Psychological Testing for Community First Choice Eligibility in STAR+PLUS


HHSC: 15-05-001, STAR+PLUS Policy and Procedures for Community First Choice Services

Attachment: STAR+PLUS Community First Choice Process Flows

Attachment: Responsible Entities in the CFC Assessment Process