Provider Letter 2017-30 Addressed to Nursing facilities. DADS reports that to qualify for a high occupancy rate exemption and receive an allocation of additional Medicaid beds when it has high occupancy rates, a NF must demonstrate that it has had an occupancy rate of at least 90 percent for nine of the 12 months prior to the application. A NF may not rely on data for any month before a previous increase. See the provider letter for more details.
Medicaid Bed Allocation Requirements for high occupancy rate exemptions are
found at Texas Administrative Code, Title 40, Part 1, Chapter 19, § 19.2322(f)(3).