|(a) An applicant must submit a completed HHSC application
to be considered for certification or recertification, using application
information and instructions provided on the HHSC website.
(b) HHSC prioritizes review and approval of LMHA and
LBHA T-CCBHC applications as appropriate.
(c) HHSC reviews an application in accordance with
the T-CCBHC eligibility requirements in §306.107 of this subchapter
(relating to Certification Eligibility) and may deny an application
for certification for good cause, including:
(1) the application is incomplete in any aspect;
(2) the application is not submitted in accordance
with HHSC's application instructions or published notice;
(3) the application contains false information;
(4) HHSC, any other agency in Texas or in another state,
or federal agency has terminated the applicant's contract, licensure,
or certification for cause at any point in the three years preceding
the application submission date;
(5) the applicant is excluded or debarred from contracting
with the State of Texas or the federal government;
(6) the applicant has an outstanding Medicaid program
audit exception or other unresolved financial liability owed to the
State of Texas;
(7) the applicant is ineligible to enroll as a Medicaid
provider for reasons relating to criminal history records as set forth
in state rules; or
(8) the applicant terminated a provider agreement in
a federal health care program, as defined in 42 U.S.C, §1302a-7b(f),
while an adverse action or sanction was in effect.
(d) An applicant must submit supporting documentation
and participate in HHSC conducted interviews to confirm the applicant
meets each criterion in §306.107 of this subchapter.
(e) Applicants must submit appropriate documentation
in response to no more than two requests from HHSC for supplemental
information within a timeframe agreed upon by the applicant and HHSC
not to exceed 60 calendar days from the date of HHSC's first request.