ADC, AL/RC, CBA HCSSA, CMPA, FMS, ERS, DAHS, HDM, MDCP, Out-of-Home Respite – NF, PHC, Special Services to Persons with Disabilities, and Transition Assistance Services:
DADS notified contracted providers of changes to the contract and fiscal compliance monitoring protocol in relation to follow-up monitoring. (Letter)
— DADS has updated EVV reason codes (RC) to add RC 25: Respite Hours.
— HHSC proposed amendments to §§9.203, 9.207, 9.208, 9.221, 9.251, 9.252, 9.256, 9.266, and 9.268, Definitions, Certification and Licensure, Provider Agreement, Durable Medical Equipment, Protecting Individuals’ Personal Funds, Notice Regarding Personal Funds, Program Provider-managed Personal Funds, Department Review of State Survey Agency Findings, and Termination of Provider Agreement; new §§9.225, 9.262, 9.263, and 9.270, Reporting Incidents to DADS, Trust Fund Monitoring and Audits, Informal Review and Administrative Hearing, and Suspension of Payments; and the Repeal of §9.216, Renewal of Provider Agreement, and §9.225, Reporting Abuse, Neglect, and Injuries of Unknown Source, in Chapter 9, Intellectual Disability Services — Medicaid State Operating Agency Responsibilities. Access the proposed rules in the Texas Register.
— Register is open for Positive Behavior Management Workshops. DADS will host two 1.5-day workshops (visit the workshop web page)
- Abilene, Texas – July 8-9, 2013
- Denton, Texas – Aug. 1-2, 2013
— DADS invites all Region 4/5 AL and ADC providers to attend a meeting with DADS Regulatory Services Division staff members, on Wednesday, June 26, 2013, from 9-noon at the University of Texas at Tyler’s Ornelas Activity Center located at 3402 Old Omen Road in Tyler. Please note that parking is available behind the Ornelas Center. You may register here.
— DADS created a new web page dedicated to the changes in service planning that are being implemented in the HCS program.
See the news page for more information about these and other alerts.