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HHS Ombudsman Foster Care Help
... To help foster youth. To make sure youth get the services and care they need. To work with partners to fix individual and ... help The Foster Care Ombudsman can answer questions or help you resolve a complaint about your foster care. Anything you share with ...

Mental Health & Substance Use Resources
Texas Health and Human Services offers several programs for families and specific populations who may experience mental health or behavioral health issues. Brain injury support groups – ...

Agencies & Departments
... Texas began transforming how it delivers health and human services to qualified Texans. The transformed HHS is made up of the following ... Makes it easier for people to find out about the services or benefits for which they may qualify. Better integrates programs by ...

TWH, M-900, Adequate Health Coverage (Third-Party Resource)
... 15-4; Effective October 1, 2015   An applicant or recipient is not eligible to receive Medicaid for Transitioning Foster Care ... (MTFCY) benefits if the individual currently has adequate health coverage. Adequate health coverage is also known as a third-party ...

Form 1579, Referral for Relocation Services
... who is a resident of a nursing facility for relocation services. Procedure When to Prepare The managed care ... service coordinator, Program Support Unit (PSU) specialist or the Local Intellectual and Developmental Disability Authority (LIDDA) ...

HCS, Section 2000, Service Coordination
... coordinator (SC) to each enrolling Home and Community-based Services (HCS) applicant and HCS participant. The LA must notify the HCS ... planning is a process that empowers the individual or the LAR, on the individual's behalf, to direct the development of a plan of ...

SKOPH, Section 4000, STAR Kids Community Services
... outlines the delivery of STAR Kids community long term services and supports (LTSS). Sections 4100-4520 describe Medicaid state plan ... facilities for individuals with an intellectual disability or related conditions (ICF/IID); or a setting on the grounds of, or with ...

SKH, Section 4000, STAR Kids Community Services
... outlines the delivery of STAR Kids community long term services and supports. Sections 4100-4520 describe Medicaid state plan long ... facilities for individuals with an intellectual disability or a related conditions (ICF-IID); or a setting on the grounds of, or with ...

Form 2603, STAR Kids Individual Service Plan (ISP) Narrative
... Form 2603 is required to be completed for a member’s or applicant’s initial assessment and for all annual and revision ... Assessment Instrument (SAI); develop a service plan for services received through the STAR Kids managed care organization (MCO) and for ...

CLASS-PM, Section 3000, Direct Services Agency (DSA)
... who receive Community Living Assistance and Support Services (CLASS) program services and Community First Choice (CFC) Personal ... Plan Addendum (IPP-A). An individual may elect to have some or all CLASS program and CFC services delivered by the DSA. Select services may ...

Grants
... By awarding grants, Health and Human Services (HHS) makes it possible for program areas and contracted providers to ... A grant is a financial award given by a federal, state or local government agency that is not expected to be repaid by the recipient. ...

Training
Health and human services prepares our contracted providers and other ... Manual Update Training Reporting Suspected Abuse or Neglect of a Child: A Guide for Education Professionals Medical ...

A to Z directory
... Texas Adult Foster Care Adult Protective Services Age Well Live Well Aging and Disability Resource ... Facilities for Individuals with an Intellectual Disability or Related Conditions Kidney Health Care Program Kinship Care ...

TWH, M-100, Application Processing
... between the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS), which administers the foster care program, and the Texas ... be ages 18 up to 21; have been in foster care or voluntary agency (VolAg) conservatorship in Texas on their 18th birthday, or ...

TWH, F-1000, Eligibility Begin Dates
... effective date of the program (October 1, 2009), or the month after the individual's 21st birthday. If an applicant ... coverage determines how recipients access their health care services. Fee-for-Service – Initial coverage for FFCHE recipients. ...

TWH, E-100, Application Processing
... between ages 18 and 26 and aged out of foster care at age 18 or older. The process to cover these individuals is coordinated between the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS), which administers the foster care program, and the Texas ...

TWH, M-1000, Medicaid Eligibility
... type of coverage determines how recipients access Medicaid services. There are two types of coverage. They are fee-for-service and managed ... care setting. The state pays a monthly premium to the health maintenance organization (HMO) for each recipient enrolled in the plan. ...

TWH, E-1000, Medicaid Eligibility
... January 1, 2014, the program effective date; or the month of the individual’s 18th birthday.   ... full range of Medicaid-covered medical and behavioral health services for Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) ...

Medical and Dental Plans
... and some families and children. People in STAR get their services through health plans, also called managed care plans. You can see how ... Kids is a new Medicaid program for children and adults 20 or younger who have disabilities. Under STAR Kids, you will get basic medical ...

TWH, F-100, Application Processing
... Regular Session, 2007, requires the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) to provide Medicaid coverage to certain former ... as a Health Care Benefits program instead of Medicaid or medical assistance. Effective January 1, 2014, new individuals will not ...