— HHSC proposed to amend §48.8902, Provider Qualifications and §48.8903, Substitute Provider Qualifications; in Chapter 48, Community Care for Aged and Disabled.
— DADS will no longer produce or mail copies of the Loss of Medicaid Eligibility Report (MG7101-03) to long-term services and supports providers, effective September 1, 2013. Providers should use MESAV for this information. An excerpt:
After 9-1-13, providers should:
- Access TexMedConnect for instructions on filing claims, obtaining claim status, verifying individuals’ eligibility and/or viewing Remittance and Status reports.
- Contact TMHP at http://www.tmhp.com/pages/tmhp/tmhp_contacts.aspx or the LTC helpdesk at 1-800-626-4117 for assistance with claims billing, and to create individual or group MESAV templates.
- Access instructions on how to create a MESAV template by going to the TMHP website at http://www.tmhp.com and locating the Computer Based Training on the Provider Education page.
- Continue to follow their normal business processes regarding issues with individuals’ eligibility.
— HHSC proposed amendments to Chapter 92, Licensing Standards for Assisted Living Facilities.
— DADS announced the deployment the Medically Dependent Children Program Provider Manual.
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