Nursing Facilities

Click here to learn how to become a providerThe Nursing Facility program provides institutional care to Medicaid recipients whose medical condition regularly requires the skills of licensed nurses. The nursing facility must provide for the total medical, social and psychological needs of each client, including room and board, social services, over-the-counter drugs, medical supplies and equipment, and personal needs items. | Read more

Nursing Facility Directory

Click here to find a directory of all Texas nursing facilities in PDF format.

Regulatory Comment Card Survey

Please click here to take a short survey about the recent vist to your facility by DADS Regulatory Services.

Communications

News & Alerts

MDS Notifications

Letters (Provider (PL) and Information (IL))
Number Title Date
IL 2014-68 PDF Nursing Facility Managed Care Transition: Nursing Facility Changes to the Medicaid Claims Submission Process - REVISED Note:
Revised 12/17/2014
12/17/2014
PL 2014-34 PDF NF Expectations Related to Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) 12/16/2014
IL 2014-83 PDF Upcoming Updates to Institutional Claim Submission for TexMedConnect and Electronic Data Interchange Transactions 12/12/2014
PL 2014-21 PDF Preadmission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR) Survey Requirements 12/04/2014
IL 2014-80 /
PL 2014-33
PDF
Pre-admission Screening and Resident Review - Quality Service Reviews 12/03/2014

All provider letters for Nursing Facilities

Federal Survey and Certification (S&C) Letters
(five most recent displayed)
Number Title Contact
Memo
Date
15-13 PDF Clarification of Terms Implicating the Spousal Relationship in Regulations and Guidance for Medicare- and Medicaid-certified Providers and Suppliers N/A 12/12/2014
15-05 PDF Nationwide Expansion of Minimum Data Set (MDS) Focused Survey N/A 10/31/2014
15-04 PDF National Background Check Program (NBCP) Grant Award Updates N/A 10/24/2014
15-01 PDF Impact of Nursing Shortage on Hospice Care N/A 10/03/2014
14-46 PDF Categorical Waiver for Power Strips Use in Patient Care Areas Various N/A 09/26/2014

All S&C Letters

State Survey and Certification Clarification (S&CC) Memos
(five most recent displayed)
Number Title Date
2014-08 PDF Locked Units in Assisted Living Facilities without an Alzheimer’s Certification 11/05/2014
2014-06 PDF Locked Units in Nursing Facilities without an Alzheimer’s Certification 10/22/2014
2014-04 PDF Employee Misconduct Registry (EMR), Medication Aide Registry (MAR), and Nurse Aide Registry (NAR) Referral Process 08/21/2014
2014-02 PDF Forwarding Copy of Investigation Narrative to Appropriate Law Enforcement Agency and District Attorney (Replaces S&CC 99-13) 06/23/2014
2014-01 PDF Transferring Liquid Oxygen from One Container to Another (Replaces S&CC 11-08) 04/04/2014

All S&CC Memos

Regional Survey and Certification (RS&C) Letters
(five most recent displayed)
Number Title Date
2014-02 PDF Guidance for Processing Non-Compliance with State Licensure Requirements 05/16/2014
2012-04 PDF CMS Region VI-Dallas Delegation of Notification of the Imposition and Starting Date of Optional Denial of Payment for New Admissions to the State Survey Agencies in Region VI 03/14/2012
2012-02 PDF Procedural Instructions for Processing Certifications Concerning Legal Names and Doing Business as Names of Providers and Suppliers 02/17/2012
2012-01 PDF Voluntary Termination and Related Processes 02/10/2012
2010-02 PDF Documents for Processing Certification Actions for All Non-Long Term Care Providers/Suppliers (except ICFs/MR and Clinical Laboratories) 05/27/2010

All RS&C Letters

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Updated: October 15, 2014