Information posted June 30, 2020
As part of its continued response to COVID-19 (coronavirus), HHSC has extended multiple Medicaid long-term care COVID-19 flexibilities through July 31, 2020
Impacted policies are included in the following provider notifications:
- COVID-19 Update to Telehealth Guidance on CLASS Professional and Specialized Therapies
- Update to COVID-19 Guidance for FFS Service Coordinators and Case Managers
HHSC is also extending nursing facility minimum data set (MDS) assessment authorizations expiring through July 31, 2020 for 90 days, unless federal approval for this flexibility ends sooner. HHSC will provide additional information. Providers can refer to the article titled Update: Nursing Facility MDS Authorization Extensions for additional information.
For more information, call the TMHP Contact Center at 800-925-9126.