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Long-Term Care Providers Fiscal Year 2023 Cutoff Dates for Fee-for Service Year-end Closeout Processing

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Important claims processing cutoff dates for claims to be paid by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) are as follows:

Fiscal Year 2021 (Dates of service 9/1/2020 – 8/31/2021) Miscellaneous Fee-for-Service (FFS) Claims Cutoff:
Noon, Friday, August 11, 2023

Fiscal Year 2023 (Dates of service 9/1/2022 – 8/23/2023) FFS Claims Processing Cutoff:
Noon, Thursday, August 24, 2023

Important: FFS claims can take up to 24 hours to process after being submitted to Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP).

Miscellaneous FFS Claims

September 1, 2023, starts state fiscal year 2024. Miscellaneous claims occur when the service dates are earlier than two prior fiscal years plus the current fiscal year (Dates of service 9/1/2020 – 8/31/2021). Miscellaneous claims for services that are less than eight years old and/or claims that total less than $50,000 owed to a single legal entity are paid on a first-come, first-served basis using funds appropriated during each legislative session. Miscellaneous claims over $50,000 and/or for services more than eight years old cannot be paid except as a special line item in the state budget.

Non-Miscellaneous FFS Claims

End of Fiscal Year FFS Processing Schedules

For claims received at TMHP by
noon on:

Comptroller expected to issue
warrant on:

August 24, 2023

August 29, 2023

September 5, 2023

September 8, 2023

Important: The date payments are issued to your account will vary by financial institution. To obtain information about the status of FFS claim payments, providers may access the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts website at and choose the Search State Payments Issued link.

All providers should continue to enter FFS claims as usual throughout the fiscal year 2023 claims processing closeout period. Providers may refer questions to HHSC Provider Claims Services at (512) 438-2200, Option 1.