Medicaid Provider Manual for Long-Term Care Facilities
Revision 05-1; Effective January 1, 2005
The purpose of this manual is to provide basic information to nursing facilities (NFs) certified to provide services to Medicaid recipients. The manual does not apply to intermediate care facilities for persons with mental retardation or related conditions (ICF/MR-RC) or any services provided by physicians and hospitals and paid through the Texas Medicaid and Healthcare Partnership (TMHP). It is not a substitute for the Nursing Facility Requirements for Licensure and Medicaid Certification or any other state or federal rules governing NF programs.
The Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) no longer stocks or disburses forms. All forms and instructions currently used by NFs are available online only and may be accessed at the following web addresses:
The Long Term Care Policy website is a resource that contains information such as bulletins, various forms, provider letters, and links to other helpful sites. The policy website may be accessed at the following web address: