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Letters [Provider (PL) and Information (IL)]

Number Title Date
PL 2016-36 PDF Clarification of Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation (ANE) Self-Reporting and “Duty to Report” Requirements 10/12/2016
PL 2016-35 PDF Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) relating to licensing and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Moratorium on Home Health Agency (HHA) Enrollment in Texas Note: (Replaces PL 14-12) 09/12/2016
PL 2016-27 PDF Retired HCSSA Provider Letters 07/20/2016
PL 2016-22 PDF HCSSA Self-reports of Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation and Provider Investigation Report Form (DADS Form 3613) Note: (Replaces PL 06-12) 07/05/2016
PL 2016-21 PDF Criminal History, Nurse Aide Registry (NAR), and Employee Misconduct Registry (EMR) Requirements Note: (Replaces PL 15-34 & PL 06-48) 07/05/2016

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Federal Survey and Certification (S&C) Letters (five most recent displayed)

Number Title Contact
16-34 PDF Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities (ICF/IID) Appendix J and Exhibit 355: Removal of Website Links N/A 08/12/2016
16-33 PDF Protecting Resident Privacy and Prohibiting Mental Abuse Related to Photographs and Audio/Video Recordings by Nursing Home Staff N/A 08/05/2016
16-31 PDF Mandatory Immediate Imposition of Federal Remedies and Assessment Factors Used to Determine the Seriousness of Deficiencies for Nursing Homes N/A 07/22/2016
16-29 PDF Adoption of the 2012 edition of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 101 - Life Safety Code (LSC) and 2012 edition of the NFPA 99 - Health Care Facilities Code (HCFC) N/A 06/20/2016
16-28 PDF Update Report on the National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes N/A 06/03/2016

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State Survey and Certification Clarification (S&CC) Memos (five most recent displayed)

Number Title Date
2016-11 PDF New Rules for HCSSAs Providing Habilitation 09/06/2016
2016-05 PDF Employee Misconduct Registry (EMR), Nurse Aide Registry (NAR), and Medication Aide Registry (MAR) Referral Process 06/22/2016
2016-04 PDF Survey Revisit Guidance 06/08/2016
2016-02 PDF Prompt Reporting of Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation (ANE) 02/23/2016
2016-01 PDF Nursing Facility Administrator (NFA) License Verification 01/26/2016

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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

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