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Explanation of the Texas Home Living (TxHmL) Program
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What is the purpose of TxHmL?
The TxHmL Program provides services and supports to Texans with Mental Retardation or a related condition so that they can continue to live with their families or in their own homes.
Who is eligible for TxHmL?
A person is eligible for the TxHmL Program if he or she:• has accepted an offer to enroll in the TxHmL Program; • chooses to participate in the TxHmL Program instead of the ICF/MR Program; • lives in his or her own home or family home;• has MR or a related condition and meets the criteria for a Level of Care I in an Intermediate Care Facility for Persons with MR (ICF/MR); • is a Medicaid recipient; • does not require intensive one-to-one supervision to prevent dangerous behavior; • has an Individual Plan of Care (IPC) approved by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS); and• is not enrolled in another Medicaid waiver program (such as the CLASS Program or the Medically Dependent Children Program).
What services are available?
TxHmL offers services to support people who live in their own homes or with their families. TxHmL services are intended to supplement instead of replace the services and supports a person may receive from other programs, such as the Texas Health Steps Program, or from natural supports such as his or her family, neighbors, or community organizations. TxHmL Program services are limited to a yearly cost of $17,000 per participant.
Does TxHmL offer residential services?
No, the TxHmL Program does not offer residential services.
Is the TxHmL Program the same as the Home and Community-basedServices (HCS) Program?
No. TxHmL is a different program.
What if my name is already on the HCS Program interest list?
If you choose (or your representative chooses for you) to enroll in the TxHmL Program, your name will stay on the HCS Program interest list with no change to the date it was put on the list.
What services will I get?
A service coordinator who works for the local MR authority (MRA) will help you plan your services. The service coordinator is interested in what services and supports you need to help you continue to live in your own home or your family home. The service coordinator helps you or your family set up a service planning team that will develop a service plan. The team is made up of you, your guardian or family members, and other people you choose. Together the service planning team selects the TxHmL services that you need to achieve your outcomes or goals.
TxHmL service categories and service components are;
Community Living Supports • Community support.• Day habilitation.• Employment assistance.• Supported employment.• Respite.
Professional & Technical Supports
• Skilled nursing.• Behavioral support.• Physical and occupational therapy.• Dietary.• Speech and language pathology.• Audiology.• Minor home modifications.*• Adaptive aids.*• Dental treatment
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1123 Deep River Dr.
Richmond, TX 77469
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