Opening a Home Health Agency

To be eligible to provide services and receive reimbursement for these services, a provider agency must meet certain eligibility criteria. The following information has been compiled from the DADS website for easy reference. This is not intended to cover all rules and regulations needed to open and operate a Home Health Agency in Texas. If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 512-336-1005.

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How to Become a Licensed HCSSA Provider

HCSSA Statues and Rules


Long-Term Care Ombudsman

Medicare Provider-Supplier Enrollment

Texas Medicaid Contracts

Employee Misconduct Registry (EMR)

Employee Employability Status Check

Nurse Aide Registry

Licensing Standards for HCSSAs - takes you to the SOS website

Licensing Standards for HCSSAs - takes you our format of the Standards

Presurvey Conference CBT Course - This is an online course that you need to complete and send the certificates along with your initial application for your agency. This conference is for your initial application not when changing administrators. This link takes you to the HHS/DADS website to complete the course. Please note: you must complete this course in one sitting or any interruptions will cause to cause course to start over.