THCA Notes

Volume XXXII, Number 1
January 2017

QIPP Alert to Nursing Facility Providers

Update on the Texas Quality Incentive Payment Program (QIPP) for Nursing Facilities Change of Ownership

DADS issued the following Provider Letter 16-41 regarding a litigation hold notice related to PASRR.

Until a subsequent provider letter is issued by DADS/HHSC containing further instructions, facilities must stop destruction of certain documents under your normal retention policies and preserve all documents and things related to PASRR dated from December 21, 2010 and onward. “Documents and things” include all formats in which information exists – whether electronic form, hard copy, or any other medium – that relate to the allegations made by the Steward plaintiffs or to the defense of those allegations, unless such documents or things are specifically excluded from this preservation notice as described in the provider letter.

The following is a link to the Provider Letter: Provider Letter No. 16-41 – Steward Litigation Hold Notice Related to Preadmission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR) Requirements


President’s Report

Legislative Update

Commitment to Care

State / THCA News

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Announcements & Recognition

THCA Associate Business Member News

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