Information Letter Number: 17-29 The initial effective date of an enrollment ID/RC Assessment for an individual who is enrolled in the Home and Community-based Services or Texas Home Living Program on or after January 1, 2018 will be the same as the effective date of the individual’s initial individual plan of care (IPC).
This change is being made to simplify the renewal process for an individual’s ID/RC Assessment and IPC. So if an initial IPC is authorized by HHSC with an effective date of
10/1/2018, the initial effective date for the enrollment ID/RC Assessment approved by HHSC will also be 10/1/2018.
According to the letter, the change of an effective date for an enrollment ID/RC Assessment as described in this letter will be an automatic process in Client Assignment REgistration (CARE). Therefore, service coordinators and program providers are not required to perform any function in CARE regarding such a