Hospice – Advance Directives

Advance DirectivesThe 84th Legislative Session passed HB 3074, relating to the provision of artificially administered nutrition and hydration and life-sustaining treatment.   Chapter 97 Home and Community Support Services Agencies Licensure rules require hospice agencies have policies in compliance with the Texas Health and Safety Code Chapter §166 Advance Directives.   DADS staff  are  working on updating the advance directive forms.   DADS Regulatory will be notifying providers of the … [Read more...]

HHSC – Learning Collaborative Summit

HHSC has posted information on the August 27th - 28th Statewide Learning Collaborative Summit, including the livestream link and agenda, on the Dates and Deadlines page. Visit us at Garlo Ward, PC … [Read more...]

TAHSA Live Webinar

On Oct. 1, TAHSA offered a live webcast to discuss the latest technology trends in long term care. This presentation examined upcoming Medicare payment mandates that will affect your decisions on how to collect and track resident information in addition to technology trends that will assist you in delivering proactive care, maximizing reimbursements, improving efficiency and reducing operating costs. The presentation provides a great of list of questions to consider when shopping for point … [Read more...]