|(a) An agency that applies for the category of licensed
and certified home health services must comply with the regulations
in, the Medicare Conditions of Participation for Home Health Agencies,
42 CFR Part 484, pending approval of certification granted by CMS.
After HHSC receives written approval from CMS, HHSC amends the licensing
status of the agency to include the licensed and certified home health
(b) An agency providing hospice services and applying
for participation in the Medicare program must comply with the Medicare
Conditions of Participation for Hospice Care, 42 CFR Part 418, pending
approval of certification granted by CMS. After HHSC receives written
approval from CMS, HHSC enters the hospice provider number issued
by CMS into its Home and Community Support Services Agencies database
but does not amend the hospice services category on the license.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §558.257 adopted to be effective February 1, 2002, 26 TexReg 9159; amended to be effective June 1, 2006, 31 TexReg 1455; amended to be effective October 1, 2013, 38 TexReg 6628; transferred effective May 1, 2019, as published in the April 12, 2019, issue of the Texas Register, 44 TexReg 1893; amended to be effective April 25, 2021, 46 TexReg 2427