TX Register Updates: 3/14 Hearing, DSH Hospital Changes
The following information was obtained from the March 1 issue of the Texas Register.
Public Hearing and Notice
HHSC will hold a public hearing on Thursday, March 14, 2013, at 1:30 p.m. to receive comment on proposed payment rates for Paraprofessional Services and the Pre-Engagement Fee in the Youth Empowerment Services Waiver program. The hearing will be held in the Lone Star Conference Room.
HHSC will submit to CMS a request to amend the Texas Healthcare Transformation Quality Improvement Program waiver program to remove the restriction against family members serving as caregivers under the Adult Foster Care rules.
See the Texas Register for more information.
HHSC proposed to amend §355.8065, Disproportionate Share Hospital Reimbursement Methodology, which would create two funding pools and assign each DSH hospital a weighting factor. For details, see the Texas Register.