Texas adopts new COVID-19 vaccination data reporting emergency rules for NF and ALF providers

Mary MadisonCOVID-19, IndustryLeave a Comment

Effective Jan. 11, HHSC has adopted new COVID-19 vaccination data reporting emergency rules. The rules require nursing facilities and assisted living facilities to accurately report COVID-19 vaccination data for staff and residents to HHSC in the format established by HHSC within 24 hours of completing a round of vaccinations. The … Read More

COVID-19 response for nursing facilities (Version 3.3) – Texas Health and Human Services

Mary MadisonCOVID-19, Industry, Secure NewsLeave a Comment

I’m providing this guidance as another resource to help LTCFs hone their response to COVID-19. The Texas Health and Human Services Commission has published this document to give nursing homes and skilled nursing facilities guidance in the event a positive COVID-19 case is associated with the facility.  This 78-page guide is version … Read More

[SimpleCFS™ update] Temporary change to PL1 form due to COVID-19

Nate HoardSecure News, SimpleCFS, Texas MedicaidLeave a Comment

Due to the current COVID-19 public health emergency, the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is asking all Nursing Facilities (NFs) to submit PASRR Positive PL1s a little differently than under normal circumstances.  What changed For the duration of the public health emergency, any new PL1 for a PASRR … Read More

[On-demand webinar] Updated HHSC Form 1012 – Mental Illness/Dementia Resident Review

Melina HalikiasSecure News, Texas Medicaid, Training4 Comments

Attention Texas SNFs: Register now for this March’s PASRR Technical Assistance Call (PTAC) as Texas Health and Human Services (HHSC) reviews changes to the current Form 1012 and how to complete the updated Form 1012. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about the updated HHSC Form 1012! [TX webinar] Updated … Read More

[On-demand webinar] Texas PASRR: PCSP form changes and requirements

Melina HalikiasSecure News, Texas Medicaid, TrainingLeave a Comment

On behalf of our friends at Texas Health and Human Services (HHS), we’d like to invite Texas providers to join us for September’s PASRR Technical Assistance Call entitled, “PCSP form changes and requirements”. Beginning August 22, 2019, updates to the Preadmission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR) Comprehensive Service Plan (PCSP) … Read More