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Long-term Care for People with Medical or Physical Disabilities
... You have limited income and assets. You show a need for services. You be a U.S. citizen or a qualified legal alien who lives in ... those programs will need to use their own money or possibly long-term care insurance to pay for assisted living. You can learn more about ...

CW-CCAD, Section 7000, Long Term Care Automated Systems
... March 15, 2017   The Texas Health and Human Services Commission uses the Texas Integrated Eligibility Redesign System ... Status Verification Individuals applying for Long-term Services and Supports (LTSS) who have MBI coverage are categorically ...

Age Well Live Well: Be Informed
... support to age our best. Knowing about statewide and local services and programs can help you decide what is best for you. In an urgent ... of their income for rent. A White House Conference on Aging study shows that since the Great Recession, the number of households with ...

Age Well Live Well: Be Healthy
... does not always mean living well. Texas Health and Human Services encourages people and communities to take action today to help ensure ... programs that are easy to implement. Area agencies on aging provide older adults and their caregivers with health resources and ...

Section 1000, State of Texas Access Reform Plus (STAR+PLUS) Managed Care
... cost-neutral managed care system to combine acute care with long term services and supports (LTSS). The STAR+PLUS program does not change Medicaid ...

Palliative Care
... management, pain, stress and symptom management for as long as your illness lasts, in coordination of ongoing concurrent treatment or ... care. However, you can receive supportive palliative care services at any stage of an illness. The earlier you access supportive ...

Managed Care Expansion FAQs
... Information is available on the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) Medicaid Managed Care Initiatives website . ... may also access this website from the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) Resources for Service Providers website . ...

Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia Care
... illnesses. Alzheimer's is not a normal part of the aging process, but the risk for developing the disorder increases with age. ... Academy and would like additional training, email JointEd.Services@dads.state.tx.us . The OASIS curriculum was developed by Dr. ...

Health
By providing a broad range of services to keep Texans healthy, HHS employees are not only ensuring direct ... to help clients find the health care they need. Aging and Disability Resource Centers  can help Texans find personal care, nursing care, help at home and other long-term care services. Find a drug store  that accepts prescriptions ...

Section 3000, Waiver Eligibility and Services
... in the MCO's network. These members receive all covered services, both acute care and long-term services and supports (LTSS), from the ... their applications; assisting members who are aging out of MDCP and/or Texas Health Steps/Comprehensive Care Program in ...

Section 7000, STAR+PLUS HCBS Program and Services
... (AFC) provides 24-hour living arrangements and personal care services and supports for persons who, because of physical or behavioral ... services in a home-like environment for members who are aging and who have disabilities to enhance the dignity, independence, ...

CW-CCAD, Section 6000, Service Delivery Options
... model because of the simplicity and convenience of receiving services. For example, under AO the individual is not responsible for: ... https://hhs.texas.gov/doing-business-hhs/provider-portals/long-term-care-providers/consumer-directed-services-cds . Under the menu ...

CW-CCAD, Section 4000, Specific CCAD Services
... a 24-hour living arrangement in a Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) contracted foster home for persons who, because of ... Note: Coordinate with the local Area Agency on Aging to ensure there is no service duplication.   4232 ...

CW-CCAD, Section 3000, Eligibility for Services
... 15, 2017     3110 Eligibility for CCAD Services Revision 17-1; Effective March 15, 2017   40 Texas ... only by roads, rivers, and streams. Land is contiguous as long as it is not separated by property owned by another person. The homestead ...

Section 3000, STAR+PLUS HCBS Program Eligibility and Services
... providers. STAR+PLUS does not impact Medicare eligibility or services. The STAR+PLUS MCO only provides Medicaid long-term services and ... HCBS program interest list; assisting members who are aging out of MDCP and/or Texas Health Steps (THSteps) Comprehensive Care ...

Information for Families with Children Enrolled in MDCP
... care or neither. You choose the provider of MDCP services. You are not limited to currently enrolled MDCP providers; however, ... email or letter. MDCP Staff Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services Medically Dependent Children Program 701 West ...

EMR FAQs
Q: Which Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) regulated facilities and agencies are ... services to residents or consumers of DADS-licensed long-term care facilities and agencies: direct care services (direct ...

MCO Posting Update for June 25, 2018
... DEADLINE EXTENSION FOR MEDICAID MANAGED CARE ORGANIZATION LONG-TERM SERVICES AND SUPPORTS PROVIDERS BEHAVIORAL HEALTH ADVISORY COMMITTEE: ...

Find Us
... Valley to laboratories in the Panhandle, Health and Human Services employees are there to respond to the needs of Texans. The ... to find long-term care regional offices, area agencies on aging, local intellectual and developmental disability authorities, and aging ...

Appropriate Use of Antipsychotic Medications
... are widely accepted. In people with a predetermined or long-standing history of mental illness, the chronic use of an antipsychotic ... the SOM for F309 (PDF) Checklist-Review of Care and Services for a Resident with Dementia (PDF) Antipsychotic ...