Provider Letter : PL 18-15 – Texas Unified License Information Portal (TULIP) is a new web-based licensure system designed specifically for licensed long-term care providers it will begin on Sept 4, 2018. All licensure applications will be electronic, including those for initial licenses, renewals and changes of ownership. The provider letter out lines important dates and information related to TULIP’s benefits and features, as well as instructions for making a successful transition to TULIP.
According to HSS, TULIP will replace paper licensure applications for all provider types regulated by long-term care regulatory services (ALF, DAHS, HCSSA, ICF/IID, NF, and PPECC), including:
- Assisted living facilities
- Day activity and health services facilities
- Home and community support services agencies
- Intermediate care facilities for individuals with an intellectual disability or related conditions
- Nursing facilities
- Prescribed pediatric extended care centers
HHSC will also conduct online TULIP provider training sessions on Aug. 21 and Aug. 22, 2018, at 10 a.m. Central Time. Click Here to Register and for more details. Resource will be available on the HHSC website immediately before the training at https://hhs.texas.gov/TULIP. A kick-off meeting, which will include a live demonstration of TULIP, is scheduled for August 16, 2018.