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Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities (IDD) - Long-term Care
... Independent living The Explanation of IDD Services and Supports (PDF) describes programs to help people with IDD. ... Who Monitors ICF/IIDs? The Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) certifies ICF/IIDs and inspects each ...

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 Connected
... Know about and attend community events and services (such as flu shot clinics) Are more likely to get health ... Continue Learning A key component of aging well is keeping your mind active and stimulated – and a great way to do ... to services so they may pursue their spiritual interests. Long-term care services providers should consult with and consider the older ...

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 ...

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 ...

STAR Medicaid Managed Care Program
... their Medicaid coverage. People in STAR Medicaid get their services through medical plans, also known as managed care plans, which they ... you can keep going to the OB/GYN you’re seeing now as long as that doctor accepts Medicaid. You must call your medical plan and tell ...

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 . ...

Medicaid Managed Care Expansion Provider Inquiries
Provider Inquiries: STAR+PLUS Nursing Facility Services Effective March 1, 2015, STAR+PLUS managed care organizations ... licensed and Medicaid certified NF under the Department of Aging and Disability Services (HHS) Texas Administrative Code (40 TAC §19.801) ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

Your Guide to the Medicaid Estate Recovery Program
... healthcare for people with limited incomes. Some of these services are provided to people as they grow older. Medicaid pays for services ... home, if that is what they need. To help pay for these long-term services, every state must have a Medicaid Estate Recovery Program ...

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 ...

Mental Health and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
... strategies to stop or slow the progression of a disability. Services and supports that improve outcomes and prevent negative consequences ... with disabilities, including basic medical services, long-term services and supports, service coordination, service planning and ...

Appendix XXXIII, Medicaid for the Elderly and People with Disabilities Information
... is available to help pay for medical care and supportive services for people who have limited income and assets. The following ... receipts); and copies of checks. It sometimes takes a long time to gather all the needed proof. Any of the above items that you send ...

Prenatal Screening for Domestic Violence and Substance Use
... ACOG and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommend all women coming into prenatal care or accessing healthcare ... Violence Program promotes self-sufficiency, safety, and long-term independence of adult victims of family violence, child victims of ...

Vocational Nurse Educator Toolkit
... may use this material to assist new LVNs transition to the long-term care setting. New modules and updates to existing modules will be added ...

Civil Money Penalty Funds for NF Projects
... Guidance The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services imposes civil money penalties against Medicare- or Medicaid-certified ... Project Ongoing HHSC Aging Services Coordination Unit PS V position to oversee 3 ...

Local Authority FAQs
... the green bar located at the top of the screen. Click 'Long Term Care' on the yellow bar Click the 'Log In to LTC Online Portal' ... contact your local police department or adult protective services. Updated:February 1, 2016 ...

C-1100, Other/Miscellaneous
... .   C—1112 Services Under the Texas Medical Assistance Program Revision 13-3; ... TP 42 Presumptive eligibility (PE)  provides short-term medical coverage to pregnant women, Medicaid for Breast and Cervical ... Care Explain that STAR+PLUS for dual eligibles is for LONG TERM CARE Services only Explain recipients will continue to use your ...