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TITLE 40SOCIAL SERVICES AND ASSISTANCE
PART 1DEPARTMENT OF AGING AND DISABILITY SERVICES
CHAPTER 30MEDICAID HOSPICE PROGRAM
SUBCHAPTER BELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
RULE §30.20Change of the Designated Hospice

(a) An individual or representative may change, once in each election period, the designation of the particular hospice from which hospice care will be received. If the recipient is dually eligible for Medicaid and Medicare, the individual must change the Medicaid and Medicare hospice benefit at the same time.

(b) The change of the designated hospice is not a revocation of the election for the period in which it is made.

(c) To change the designation of hospice programs, the individual or representative must file, with both the hospice from which care has been received and with the newly designated hospice, a statement that includes the following information:

  (1) the name of the hospice from which the individual has received care and the name of the hospice from which the individual plans to receive care; and

  (2) the date the change is to be effective.

(d) The provider must submit the Medicaid Hospice Recipient Election/Cancellation/Discharge Notice to Provider Claims Services.


Source Note: The provisions of this §30.20 adopted to be effective March 1, 2001, 26 TexReg 1549; amended to be effective May 1, 2002, 27 TexReg 3585; amended to be effective March 1, 2003, 28 TexReg 1396

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