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TITLE 40SOCIAL SERVICES AND ASSISTANCE
PART 1DEPARTMENT OF AGING AND DISABILITY SERVICES
CHAPTER 11QUALITY ASSURANCE FEE
RULE §11.1Purpose of Chapter

(a) This chapter implements the determination, assessment, collection, and enforcement of the quality assurance fee authorized under Chapter 252, Health and Safety Code, Subchapter H.

(b) The purpose of the quality assurance fee established under this chapter is to improve the quality of care provided to persons with mental retardation as follows:

  (1) the quality assurance fee is intended to support and/or maintain an increase in reimbursement to facilities that participate in the Medicaid program, subject to legislative appropriation for this purpose; and

  (2) the Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) may also offset allowable expenses to administer the quality assurance fee program against revenues generated by the collection of the quality assurance fee.


Source Note: The provisions of this §11.1 adopted to be effective March 1, 2010, 35 TexReg 873

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