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LTC Regulatory Issues Reminder About Physician Documentation
PL 19-27 Supporting Physician Documentation was issued by HHSC Long-term Care Regulatory. The letter reminds nursing facility providers about rules that require documentation related to physician ... this required documentation or may face penalties from HHSC. NFs must also provide the Centers for Medicare & ...

Reminder LTC Facilities about Death Reporting Requirements
The following are HHSC’s requirements for care facilities to report resident deaths to HHSC, including deaths from COVID-19. Nursing facilities must ... to a hospital. The facility must report these deaths to HHSC via TULIP within 10 working days of the last day of the ...

HHSC Releases Video, FAQS and Information Session Dates to Inform Families about STAR Kids
The HHSC STAR Kids website now features an introductory video about STAR Kids that you are encouraged to share with ... and more. Email questions to Managed_Care_Initiatives@hhsc.state.tx.us . ...

2000 Handling Inquiries About the Licensing Process and Exemptions
2100 Providing Information About Licensing Processes November 2010   Licensing staff provide information about the licensing process to: potential applicants and ... for each type of child day care operation regulated by HHSC on or after September 1, 2003. See also 40 TAC ...

HHSC Hosts Texas Brain Injury Conference
... took place in Austin to prompt discussions and education about child and teen brain injuries. Event Educates Caregivers, Professionals About Brain Injury Prevention AUSTIN – The Texas Health and ... injury prevention and supports,” said Kelly Garcia, HHSC Deputy Executive Commissioner for Health, Developmental ...

New Flyer Helps Inform Families about STAR Kids
... disabilities. The program takes effect November 2016. HHSC has created a STAR Kids flyer in English and Spanish for ...

Clarification About Free COVID-19 Testing Initiative for NFs and ALFs
... schedule COVID-19 testing. They will provide more detail about the process at that time. Facilities can request testing by contacting their HHSC regional director if they have not been contacted by ...

Form H1185, Important Information About Your Lone Star Card
... one of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission’s (HHSC's) primary method of training Electronic Benefit ...

Guidance Letter for Daycare Child Care Providers about Variances
... Declaration and local orders impact my operation? As HHSC has communicated before, Governor Abbott’s Public ... Please contact your local officials if you have questions about your ability to operate or any other limitations placed ... comply with at this time? CCR has received many questions about the challenges providers are facing in meeting certain ...

Appendix 2000 Handling Inquiries About the Licensing Process and Exemption
... that CCR must regulate the program, and no confirmation about a DSHS license has been received, or the program cannot ... do not officially determine that a program is exempt from HHSC regulation, unless: the program is already licensed by ... form? Yes. An operation cannot make its own determination about being regulated or exempt from regulation. Having ...

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