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HHSC Accepting Informal Comments on Diagnostic Assessment Draft Rules

Last updated on 1/12/2021

Texas Health and Human Services Commission is accepting informal stakeholder input on the following draft rules. The informal comment period ends January 22, 2021.

  • Title 26, Chapter 304, Diagnostic Assessment.

The purpose of this chapter is to describe the criteria to be used and the process to be followed by an authorized provider employed by or contracting with a local intellectual and developmental disability authority (LIDDA), or a state supported living center (SSLC) when conducting a diagnostic assessment for intellectual disability (ID), autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and a related condition; and by a LIDDA or SSLC when reviewing a determination of ID or a diagnosis of ASD, or related condition for endorsement. The chapter outlines the qualifications and requirements for an authorized provider employed by or contracting with a LIDDA or an SSLC.

The draft rules can be found online at HHSC Comment on Proposed & Draft Rules website.

Email comments or questions to IDDServicesPolicyandRules@hhs.texas.gov.