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Public Comment Period for Heightened Scrutiny

Last updated on 9/28/2021

Note: The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) has requested that TMHP publish the following information.

HHSC invites members of the public to submit comments on the list of Medicaid Home and Community-based Services settings identified for heightened scrutiny review.

HHSC must receive comments by 11:59 p.m. October 24, 2021.

HHSC will submit a list of Medicaid HCBS settings to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for heightened scrutiny review. This is required by the federal HCBS Final Rule. HHSC plans to submit a list of all assisted living facilities participating in the STAR+PLUS HCBS program.

The list of settings and instructions to submit public comments are available here (PDF).

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