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Clinics, Health Organizations and Resource Centers. HHS works with federally qualified health clinics, medical associations, community partners and local governments to help clients find the health care they need. Aging and …

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Texas Health Steps Texas Health and Human Services

Texas Health Steps focuses on the medical, dental, and case management services for ages birth through 20, and is dedicated to: Expanding recipient awareness of existing medical, dental, and case management services through outreach and informing efforts. Recruiting and retaining a qualified provider pool to assure the availability of

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Extended Outage for TMHP Long-Term Care (LTC) Online

This notification is to alert users of the TMHP LTC Online Portal and HHS SAS extended outage in preparation for release of new functionality related to the migration of 1915c Waiver Home and Community-based Services (HCS) and Texas Home Living (TxHmL) to these systems. Both systems will be brought down at 9 p.m. CDT on Wednesday, February 9, 2022 …

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STAR Health Texas Health and Human Services

Members in the STAR Health program can get benefits like: Regular checkups at the doctor and dentist. Prescription drugs and vaccines. Hospital care and services. X-rays and lab tests. Vision and hearing care. Access to medical specialists and mental health care. Treatment of special health needs and pre-existing conditions.

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Jobs at HHS Texas Health and Human Services

A state employee who is a veteran and eligible for health benefits under a program administered by the Veterans Health Administration of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, may be granted paid time off (up to 15 workdays in a fiscal year) to obtain medical or mental health care administered by the Veterans Health Administration of the U.S

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How to Become an HCS Provider Texas Health and Human

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 requires that each health care entity use an assigned National Provider Identifiers on standard health care transactions. As of Dec. 1, 2006, HHSC has required all health care entities applying to contract with HHSC to obtain and report their NPI in order to comply with this HIPAA

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Electronic Visit Verification Texas Health and Human

Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) is a computer-based system that verifies the occurrence of authorized personal attendant service visits by electronically documenting the precise time a service delivery visit begins and ends. Texas requires EVV for certain Medicaid funded home and community-based services provided through HHSC and MCOs.

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Fingerprinting Texas Health and Human Services

If you don't want to schedule online, you can schedule by calling 888-467-2080. For questions, please contact your HHSC CBCU representative. If you are experiencing difficulty scheduling a fingerprint appointment, and you have followed the instructions listed above, please contact IdentoGO at 888-467-2080.

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COVID-19 in Healthcare Relief Grants Texas Health and

Senate Bill (S.B.) 8, 87th Legislature, 3rd Called Session, 2021, appropriates funds to the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) for grants to support Texas healthcare providers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Nurse Aide Registry Texas Health and Human Services

Texas Health and Human Services maintains a registry of all nurse aides who are certified to provide services in nursing facilities and skilled nursing facilities licensed by the agency. To send applications and forms, email the Nurse Aid Registry. Check nurse aide …

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Health Services Providers Texas Health and Human Services

Texas Health and Human Services provides the information that contracted service providers need to do business with us in one convenient location. If you are interested in other contracting opportunities with the agency, such as providing goods or …

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LCDC License & Registration Renewal Texas Health and

A counselor intern cannot renew their registration. A counselor intern may apply for HHSC to extend it once. For more information about extending a counselor intern registration, refer to the LCDC New License Registration webpage. To expedite the licensure renewal process, please submit your renewal

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Procurement Opportunities Texas Health and Human Services

The Health and Human Services Commission issues this Pre-Solicitation Announcement (PDF) to inform the vendor community that the HHSC intends to release several solicitations to procure the service components for a modernized, modular Medicaid Management Information System.

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HCSSA Training Texas Health and Human Services

Home Health or Hospice Computer-based Training This CBT provides a general overview of state licensure rules , including initial survey requirements (Texas Administrative Code, Title 26, Chapter 558) and Medicare certification (Code of Federal Regulations, Title 42, Chapter 484) requirements for HCSSAs.

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Events Texas Health and Human Services

January 28, 2022. Governor’s EMS and Trauma Advisory Council (GETAC) – EMS Education Committee Meeting Agenda. 9:00 am. Advisory Committee. Governor’s EMS and Trauma Advisory Council (GETAC) - Injury Prevention and Public Education Committee Workgroup Meeting Agenda. 9:00 am.

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Caries Risk Assessment Texas Health and Human Services

Texas Health Steps requires that a caries risk assessment and documentation of the caries risk assessment to be included in all dental exams. Reimbursement for dental exams will be denied by Medicaid unless a caries risk assessment has properly been conducted, documented, and coded. Health and Human Services offers training with step-by-step guidance about conducting and …

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Health Plan Contact Information Texas Health and Human

To schedule a ride, call the member services number between 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at 1-888-444-0307 To schedule a return ride home from an appointment or to check on the status of a scheduled ride, call the “Where’s My Ride” line at 1-888-444-0824 To schedule a …

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EVV Portal, Training Updates for January 2022 Texas

Texas Medicaid and Healthcare Partnership updated the Electronic Visit Verification Portal and related training materials on Jan. 13. For more information, refer to the EVV Portal and Training Updates article on TMHP’s EVV webpage. For questions, email TMHP EVV Operations.

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Women's Health Services Texas Health and Human Services

Women's Health Services. The current women's health services and programs in Texas include: Breast and Cervical Cancer Services. Family Planning. Healthy Texas Women. We will ask clients about their income level, family size, residency status and healthcare needs to see if they are able to get services. Services include family planning exams

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Texas Health and Human Services

Public health threats can affect clients and providers. Please select the appropriate link below for more information about HHS programs available during and after this public health threat. This is a rapidly evolving situation and information will be updated as it becomes available.

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HHSC Adopts Amendments About Administrator Licenses

HHSC adopted rules in Chapter 745, Licensing, about alternative administrator licenses for military members, spouses, and veterans. The rules are effective Jan. 23, 2022. The amended rules update the current requirements for a military member, spouse, or veteran that applies for an administrator's license for a general residential operation, child-placing agency …

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HHS Employees Take Mental Health First Aid Training

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training aims to decrease stigma, increase awareness and provide resources. Since 2013, HHSC has offered funding to local mental and behavioral health authorities across the state to provide the training to their staff, as well as to educators, veterans and their families, and community members.

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Health & Human Services Rulemaking Texas Health and

The Health and Human Services Rules Coordination Office coordinates the rulemaking process and assists health and human services staff involved in developing and publishing rules. For more information about how to submit comments or questions about HHS rulemaking, please email the Rules Coordination Office. (link sends email) .

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Child Care Regulation Texas Health and Human Services

Texas Health and Human Services protects children by regulating and educating child care providers. Child Care Regulation responsibilities include: Regulating all child-care operations and child-placing agencies to protect the health, safety, …

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Prevention and Behavioral Health Promotion Texas Health

The Health and Human Services Commission's Medical and Social Services Division–Behavioral Health Services section funds more than 200 school- and community-based programs statewide to address consequences and problem behaviors related to the state's four prevention priorities: underage alcohol use, underage tobacco and nicotine products use

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QIPP Resources Texas Health and Human Services

Performance Requirements. QIPP SFY 2022 Quality Metric Packet (PDF): This document lists the final quality metrics and performance requirements.(Updated 11/17/2021) QIPP SFY 2022 Technical Specifications (PDF): This document includes a list of new and updated QIPP performance measures with instructions on data collection and guidelines for …

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Contact Us Texas Health and Human Services

Texas Health and Human Services P. O. Box 149024 Austin, TX 78714-9024. Your Texas Benefits Find out the types of health and human services available, apply for benefits, and view your case. To check on the status of your benefits or application, call 2-1-1 or log-in to yourtexasbenefits.com. MDCP/DBMD Escalation Line 844-999-9543

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News Texas Health and Human Services

December 23, 2021. HHS in the News features news stories and articles about the positive impact the Texas Health and Human Services Commission provides Texans through its programs and services. Topics: Long-term Care Providers, Food, Health. Press Release.

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87th Legislative Session

Health and Human Services (HHS) Independent Living Services (ILS) program is an outsourced program to assist consumers with significant disabilities achieve greater independence in the home and community. HHS staff provide oversight and monitoring of the contracted vendors of the Independent Living

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Directed Payment Program for Behavioral Health Services

The Directed Payment Program for Behavioral Health Services is one of four directed payment programs HHSC has submitted for CMS approval as part of the Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment Transition Plan. DPP BHS is a directed payment program for community mental health centers to promote and

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Community Services Regional Contacts Texas Health and

Koell Scott (Lead Nurse) 100 E. Third, Suite C P.O. Box 1459 Sweetwater, TX 79556 Phone: 325-691-4816 Email: [email protected]hhs.texas.gov Guadalupe …

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Employee Misconduct Registry (EMR) Texas Health and

In accordance with Chapter 253 of the Health and Safety Code the purpose of the Employee Misconduct Registry is to ensure that unlicensed personnel who commit acts of abuse, neglect, exploitation, misappropriation, or misconduct against residents and consumers are denied employment in HHSC-regulated facilities and agencies.. HHSC-regulated facilities and …

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Clinical Management for Behavioral Health Services Texas

The Department of State Health Services (DSHS) developed the Clinical Management for Behavioral Health Services system (CMBHS), and it began operating in December 2009. The system is used across the state with DSHS and Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) contracted substance use and mental

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Forms Texas Health and Human Services

Welcome to Texas Health Steps Medicaid! H1188: Common Questions Asked About Texas Health Steps and Your Child's Medicaid H1190: Ending TANF Five Year Freeze Out Disqualification H1205: Texas Streamlined Application: ES: H1213: Children's Health-Care Benefits: More Facts Needed from the Parent Who Has Custody: ES: H1240

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Careers in Care Texas Health and Human Services

The Health and Specialty Care System has 23,000 jobs in a variety of roles, all of which directly help serve Texans in need. With career advancement opportunities and great benefits, HSCS has a job for people who care. Nurses provide medical care to people with intellectual and developmental

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School Year P-EBT Texas Health and Human Services

P-EBT is administered by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, Texas Department of Agriculture and Texas Education Agency. The P-EBT application is now closed . Read P-EBT benefit amounts per child for every eligible school campus during …

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Employment Opportunities Texas Health and Human Services

Customers and job seekers appreciate employers who acknowledge the value that people with disabilities bring to the workplace. The employers below have acknowledged they value and actively participate in hiring people with disabilities pursuing integrated employment in their communities. Job seekers can click on the specific companies below to explore job …

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Information for Providers on Health Plan Changes Texas

Health and dental plan changes in service areas are usually the result of a formal business review we do every few years. Sometimes a health plan might decide to leave the program. If a plan is leaving a service area you serve, you will be notified by the health plan. You can find updates about service area changes below. Contracting with a new plan All providers must be enrolled …

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Form H1134, Help Statement Verification Texas Health and

Instructions Updated: 11/2021 Purpose To request verification of cash contributions, vendor payments, in-kind aid, or loans from any source reported by the household. This is to correctly determine the type of help received and if it is countable or exempt. Procedure When to Prepare Use this form to verify contributions, vendor payments, in-kind aid, or loans made to the …

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Child Day Care Provider Texas Health and Human Services

The Texas Department of State Health Services requires Licensed Child Care Centers and Licensed Child Care Homes with enrolled children ages 4 years and older to have vision and hearing screenings reported annually. The reporting period for the screenings begin on January 15, 2020 and are required to be submitted online at the Child Health

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NF Administrators Licensing and Enforcement Texas Health

Nursing facility administrator licensing activities are conducted by the HHSC NFA Licensing Branch and include: Validating initial and continuing education. Providing seminars for administrators in training preceptors. Taking licensure action to include issuance, renewal, denial or revocation. For more information, call 512-438-2015.

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STAR+PLUS Pilot Program (SP3) Texas Health and Human

The STAR+PLUS Pilot Program, also called SP3, is a new pilot program that will test a managed care delivery model for long-term services and supports for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, traumatic brain injuries, acquired brain injuries (ABI) and similar functional needs.

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NAR Approved In-Service Education Programs Texas Health

Faith Health Training Institute. 10814 S. Kirkwood Houston, TX 77099 Director: Nimota Olamike Olatayo Phone: (281) 498-3200. Excel's Health Inst & Home Care Inc. 9898 Bissonnet #380 Houston, TX 77036 Director: Grace S. Okon Phone: (713) 773-17010. Starlex Medical Institute and Health Services Inc. 10101 Fondren Road, #246 Houston, TX 77096

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HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES CONTRACT N CONTRACT …

HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES C ONTRACT N O. Health and Human Services Contract Affirmations v. 1.7 Effective November 2020 Page 1 of 10 CONTRACT AFFIRMATIONS For purposes of these Contract Affirmations, HHS includes both the Health and Human Services

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Community Mental Health Grant Program Texas Health and

House Bill 13, 85th Legislature, 2017 created the Community Mental Health Grant Program to support programs providing services and treatment to people with mental illness. Populations served include people with mental illness and unmet behavioral health needs. The program is designed to support

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TEXAS HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION OPEN …

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is an agency within the Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) system. HHSC is seeking Applications to establish Contract(s) for the provision of Home and Community-Based Services - Adult Mental Health (HCBS-AMH) for adults with a diagnosis of serious mental illness and have a history of at

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Office of Primary and Specialty Health Service Locator

Office of Primary and Specialty Health Service Locator. Search for services in your area *Search for clinics within *of City OR Zip Code *For County Indigent Health Care, select your county: To select multiple services with the mouse use Ctrl+Left Click. To select multiple

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