HCS, TxHmL, and FMS:
DADS provided clarification concerning reimbursement for diapers, diaper-wipes, incontinence briefs, incontinence liners, pull-ons, and non-sterile gloves for individuals served in these programs. (Letter)
— HHSC adopted amendments to §19.2322, Medicaid bed allocation requirements, and the repeal of §19.2324, selection and contracting procedures for adding Medicaid beds in high-occupancy areas, in Chapter 19, NF Requirements for Licensure and Medicaid Certification.
— Proposed amendment to §19.216, License Fees, and §19.2206, General Requirements for a Certified Facility, in Chapter 19, NF for Licensure and Medicaid Certification.
— Proposed amendments to §9.177, Certification Principles: Staff Member and Service Provider Requirements; §9.185, Certification Process; §9.577, Corrective Action and Program Provider Sanctions; and §9.579, Certification Principles: Qualified Personnel, in Subchapter D, HCS Program, and Subchapter N, TxHmL Program, in Chapter 9, Intellectual Disability Services–Medicaid State Operating Agency Responsibilities.
Proposed amendment to §41.505, Payroll Budgeting, in Chapter 41, Consumer Directed Services Option.
Proposed amendments to §49.71, Personal Attendants; and §49.72, Financial Management Services Agencies, in Chapter 49, Contracting for Community Care Services.
— DADS Regulatory Services Division will host a stakeholder meeting on Wednesday, October 30, 2013, from 1:30-5:30 p.m. to share information about Prescribed Pediatric Extended Care Centers. The meeting will be held in the Texas Department of Insurance Building, 333 Guadalupe, Room H3-100, in Austin. Direct questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
— HHSC proposed the repeal Chapter 53, ICM §1915(c) Waiver Services.
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