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Vendor & Contractor Information
HHS strives to be open and transparent with providers and contractors about what is expected when they do business with us. These links, along with the information in the provider portals, is full of resources for those bidding on contracts and for ...

Appendix XXXIV, Program Descriptions
... at: https://hhs.texas.gov/doing-business-hhs/provider-portals/resources/compare-long-term-services-supports-ltss-programs . ...

HCS, Section 12000, Permanency Planning
... may be found at https://hhs.texas.gov/doing-business-hhs/provider-portals/long-term-care-providers/texas-promoting-independence-plan ...

HCS, Section 3000, Enrollments
... https://hhs.texas.gov/doing-business-hhs/provider-portals/resources/idd-waivers-program-enrollmentutilization-review   ...

O-2000, All-Inclusive Care
... For more information about this program, see the HHS website at  hhs.texas.gov/doing-business-hhs/provider-portals/long-term-care-providers/program-all-inclusive-care-elderly-pace .   ...

CDS Training Opportunities
... 3-day training course provided by Health and Human Services (HHS). FMSAs serve as the vendor fiscal/employer agents for individuals who ... issuing the initial payment for services to the service provider; managing payroll, including calculations of employee ...

Events on HCBS Rules
Home and Community Based Services Provider Self-Assessments Webinar, March 23, 2016 Presentation in PDF ... here) http://hhs.texas.gov/doing-business-hhs/provider-portals/resources/home-community-based-services-hcbs/hcbs-statutes-rules ...

Section 3000, STAR Kids Screening and Assessment and Service Planning
... an NF LOC following the requirements in Appendix I , MCO Business Rules for SK-SAI and SK-ISP. A physician certification is required for ... upload Form 2604 to the Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) Enterprise Administrative Report and Tracking System (HEART) case record. ...

HCS, Section 13000, Consumer Directed Services
... have a choice in how their services are delivered: Provider-Managed Option – The individual/LAR chooses to have an HCS provider ... at: https://hhs.texas.gov/doing-business-hhs/provider-portals/long-term-care-providers/consumer-directed-services-cds . To ...

CLASS-PM, Section 4000, Consumer Directed Services (CDS)
... training requirements, located on the HHSC website at apps.hhs.texas.gov/providers/CDS/advisors.cfm . The FMSA must make a qualified ... service initiation, the FMSA conducts the remainder of their business via email or fax with the individual or LAR, or DR if one has been ...

Section 3000, STAR Kids Screening and Assessment and Service Planning
... an NF LOC following the requirements in Appendix I, MCO Business Rules for SK-SAI and SK-ISP. A physician certification is required for ... take a screenshot of the ISP and posts the screenshot to the HHS Enterprise Administrative Report and Tracking System (HEART). If the ...

Disaster Behavioral Health Consortium
... responsible for obtaining federal grant funding to support long-term mental health support for victims of a mass violence event. Texas ...

Section 5000, Automation and Payment Issues in STAR+PLUS
... MCO within the 95-day filing deadline. Within five business days of receiving Form 1500, the MCO verifies the provider was ... 4116 , State of Texas Purchase Voucher; create an HHS Enterprise Administrative Report and Tracking System (HEART) case that ...

ILBOGS, Chapter 1: Basic Standards for Centers for Independent Living (CILs)
... Living Core Services. The focus of these Standards is on business practices, processes, and policies that are necessary for HHSC and the ... that are debarred or excluded by the state of Texas from doing business with the state. HHSC will not award a contract to entities ...

Section 5000, Automation and Payment Issues in STAR+PLUS HCBS Program
... MCO within the 95-day filing deadline. Within five business days of receiving Form 1500, the MCO verifies the provider was ... Purchase Voucher; create a Health and Human Services (HHS) Enterprise Administrative Report and Tracking System (HEART) case record ...

Section 6000, Service Delivery Options
... managing the day-to-day activities of the attendant and all business details. Most individuals select the AO model because of the ... handles the business details (for example, paying taxes and doing the payroll). The provider also orients attendants to provider policies ...

Section 2000, Medically Dependent Children Program Intake and Initial Application
... list: create a Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) Enterprise Administrative Report and Tracking System (HEART) case record ... record to Program Support Unit (PSU) staff within three business days of the release Excel spreadsheet being sent to PSU staff. The ...

Section 3000, STAR+PLUS HCBS Program Eligibility and Services
... and People with Disabilities (MEPD) specialist by close of business within two business days from receipt. The MEPD specialist has 45 ... Assessment completed by the managed care organization (MCO) doing the pre-enrollment home health assessment. The MCO must ...

C-1100, Other/Miscellaneous
... transportation. *With limitations — see appropriate provider manuals for details. The benefits of this program do not extend ... 15-3; Effective July 1, 2015   Within one business day of the PE determination, the QH/QE must submit the PE ... 1-800-252-8263 1-800-735-2988 HHS Ombudsman Managed Care Assistance Team 1-866-566-8989 7-1-1 ...

Section 7000, Applicant or Member Complaints, Internal MCO Appeals and State Fair Hearings
... dental immediacy of the case; and no later than one business day after receiving the member’s request for an expedited internal ... staff, the DER creates a Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) Enterprise Administrative Record Tracking System (HEART) case record to ...