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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 Disability …

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Health Texas Health and Human Services

Report on Delivery of Health and Human Services to Young Texans. The Delivery of Health and Human Services to Young Texans report discusses services for children under six years of age a critical time of early development which impacts children’s long-term outcomes. The report updates the 2018 edition by highlighting a unified and

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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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Providers Texas Health and Human Services

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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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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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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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Primary Health Care Services Program Texas Health and

Primary Health Care Services Program works with clinic sites across Texas to ensure eligible Texans can get comprehensive primary health care services to prevent, detect and treat health problems. The PHC Services Program serves men, women and children. Services include:

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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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Visitation Reminder for Long-term Care Providers Texas

This alert reminds assisted living facility, intermediate care facility, nursing facility and inpatient hospice providers that all visitation must be allowed. Essential caregiver and end-of-life visits must be allowed for all residents with any COVID-19 status. A facility or agency may be cited if visitation is not allowed. Review visitation rules:

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Form 3039, Authorization to Disclose Protected Health

Form 3039, Authorization to Disclose Protected Health Information Instructions for Opening a Form Some forms cannot be viewed in a web browser and must be opened in Adobe Reader on your desktop system.

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Office of e-Health Coordination Texas Health and Human

The Office of e-Health Coordination provides leadership to and acts as a single point of coordination for health information technology initiatives in the State of Texas. The office ensures that health information technology projects and programs are coordinated across the state’s health and human services agencies, facilitates coordination between the Texas and federal …

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Provider Enrollment Texas Health and Human Services

The Children with Special Health Care Needs Services Program of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission invites you to be part of our team of providers. Help us assist people with special needs 20 and younger, and people of any age with cystic fibrosis. How to Enroll.

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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

STAR Kids Managed Care Advisory Committee (SKMCAC) Agenda. Webcast. 9:00 am. Advisory Committee. Behavioral Health Advisory Committee Children and Youth Behavioral Health Subcommittee Agenda. 10:00 am. Advisory Committee. Proposed Medicaid Payment Rates for the Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) Updates. …

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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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Programs for Women Texas Health and Human Services

I'm pregnant and need health insurance, but I can't get Medicaid. CHIP Perinatal is a similar program for pregnant women who can't get Medicaid and don't have health insurance. CHIP Perinatal includes prenatal visits, prenatal vitamins, labor and delivery and postpartum care. To find out if you can

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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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Rural Health Clinics Texas Health and Human Services

A Rural Health Clinic is a clinic located in a rural area designated as a shortage area. It may not exist as a rehabilitation agency or function primarily as a care and treatment facility for mental diseases. Rural Health Clinics are not state licensed nor are they accredited. They may be certified to participate in the federal Medicare Program.

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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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Health Informatics Services & Quality Texas Health and

Health Informatics Services & Quality. There is an increased focus on using health information to improve quality and contain costs at the national, state, regional and local levels. The Health Informatics Services and Quality team focuses on advancing the use of technology for collection, dissemination and exchange of structured and formatted

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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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Women’s Health Services Provider Toolkits Texas Health

Women’s Health Services Provider Toolkits Women’s Health Services Provider Toolkits. Long-acting Reversible Contraception. Long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) is a highly effective contraceptive option with high rates of patient satisfaction and method continuation. For more information on

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Texas Health Steps Texas Health and Human Services

Requirements. Registered nurses who do not have a CNS, NP, or CNM certification may provide Texas Health Steps medical checkups only under direct physician supervision. This means that the physician must be either on site during the checkup or immediately available to furnish assistance and direction to the RN during the checkup.

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Incidents Submission Portal for Long-Term Care Providers

Texas Health and Human Services Commission has introduced a new incidents submission portal for certain licensed and/or certified Texas Health and Human Services providers to submit incidents online to notify the agency if someone in their care has been or may be physically or mentally abused, neglected or exploited.

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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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Mental Health & Substance Abuse Public Reporting System

The Mental Health and Substance Abuse Public Reporting System collects and displays performance and outcome measures for Mental Health and Substance Use Services. The data is intended to be available for public viewing and to elicit public input into the desired mental health and substance use data elements. The Mental Health and Substance use service data is …

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Training Initiatives Texas Health and Human Services

Mental Health Wellness for Individuals with IDD. The Mental Health Wellness for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities is a six-part e-learning course that teaches direct service workers and other caregivers about the behavioral health needs of people with IDD who also have a mental health condition. The course will help you understand the biological, …

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LCDC New License Registration Texas Health and Human

The knowledge, skills and attitudes of addictions counseling as defined by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's Center for Substance Abuse Treatment Technical Assistance Publication (TAP 21) "Addictions Counseling Competencies: The Knowledge, Skills, and Attitudes of Professional Practice."

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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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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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Clinics, Health Organizations & Resource Centers Texas

Clinics, Health Organizations & 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 Disability Resource Centers can help Texans find personal care, nursing care, help at home and other long-term care services

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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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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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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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Local Mental Health Authorities & Local Behavioral Health

Local Mental Health Authorities and Local Behavioral Health Authorities serve as the point of entry for publicly funded, privately funded, or unfunded mental health services for people who are assessed with mental illness in Texas. Provide a full array …

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Nurse Aide In-Service Education Texas Health and Human

HHS provides in-house Person-centered Thinking Training on request and computer-based training (CBT) to satisfy the 24 hour in-service education requirement, which is part of the Certified Nurse Aide (CNA) renewal process.

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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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Child Care Regulation Background Checks Texas Health and

The HHS Centralized Background Check Unit is required to do background checks to see if a person has a criminal history or an abuse and neglect history that might be a risk to the health and safety of children. Background checks are required for Child Care providers, Residential Child Care providers, and Foster and adoptive homes.

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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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HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES CONTRACT N CONTRACT …

Health and Human Services . Contract Affirmations v. 1.7 Effective November 2020 Page 2 of 10 . 5. Assignment. A. Contractor shall not assign its rights under the contract or delegate the performance of its duties under the contract without prior written approval from System Agency. Any

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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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Behavioral Health Learning & Action Network Texas Health

Through participation in the Behavioral Health Learning and Action Network, the TMF Quality Innovation Network Quality Improvement Organization, under contract with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, works directly with staff in primary care practices seeking to integrate depression and

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Waiver Renewal Texas Health and Human Services

Health Information Technology (Health IT) Strategic Plan. CMS approved HHSC’s Health Information Technology Strategic Plan on May 11, 2020.The Health IT Strategic Plan is a requirement of Texas 1115 Healthcare Transformation and Quality Improvement Program Waiver, Special Terms and Conditions #39.

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Core Function One: Direction and Control Texas Health

Direction and control refers to your system for: analyzing information about an impending disaster; deciding how to respond quickly and appropriately; directing and coordinating the response of staff; coordinating the response with outside organizations; and using available resources efficiently and effectively. Does your disaster plan answer questions such as:

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HCSSA Service Categories

Licensed and Certified Home Health Services with Home Dialysis (L&CHHS-D) Agencies may not offer specific healthcare services without previously selecting the appropriate service categories. For instance, to be a hospice provider, an agency must select and be licensed under the hospice service category.

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