|(a) During the term of a provisional or standard contract,
HHSC may offer the contractor a standard contract that will be effective
the day after the existing contract ends. HHSC offers a standard contract
that is for the same program, service, or facility, in the same service,
catchment, or waiver contract area as the existing contract, but other
terms of the contract offered may be different than the terms of the
(b) HHSC may subject a standard contract to conditions
in accordance with 1 TAC Chapter 352 (relating to Medicaid and the
Children's Health Insurance Program Provider Enrollment) and 1 TAC
Chapter 371, Subchapter E (relating to Provider Disclosure and Screening).
(c) If HHSC offers a standard contract to a contractor
and the contractor does not enter into the standard contract in accordance
with HHSC's instructions, HHSC notifies the contractor and any controlling
person of the contractor, in writing, of the application denial period
set in accordance with §49.702(c) of this chapter (relating to
Application Denial Period).
(d) HHSC and a contractor may agree, in writing, to
extend the term of a standard contract. A standard contract may be
extended only once and for no more than one year. The extension of
a standard contract is not a decision by HHSC that it will offer the
contractor another standard contract.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §49.209 adopted to be effective September 1, 2014, 39 TexReg 6637; amended to be effective September 1, 2018, 43 TexReg 5230; amended to be effective April 28, 2020, 45 TexReg 2725; amended to be effective December 22, 2020, 45 TexReg 9234