Advancing Excellence in America's Nursing Homes

Advancing Excellence in America's Nursing Homes is a new coalition based, two-year campaign that launched in September 2006. The campaign is reinvigorating efforts to improve the quality of care and quality of life for those living or recuperating in America's nursing homes.

CMS Nursing Home Compare
The primary purpose of this tool is to provide detailed information about the performance of every Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing home in the country.

Long Term Care Quality Reporting System
The Texas Department of Human Services (TDHS) offers the information in this web site to help you evaluate the quality of long term care services.

TX Dept. of Human Services LTC Policy
This site provides information about a variety of long-term care programs in Texas for people who are elderly as well as adults and children who have disabilities.

National Association of Boards of Examiners of
Long Term Care Administrators (NAB)

TDHS Long Term Care Helpful Telephone Numbers
Nursing Facility Issues, Survey Issues - Long-Term Care Regulatory, Office of Program Integrity, Minimum Data Set (MDS), and NHIC Telephone numbers

TDADS Handbooks

TX Dept. of Public Safety Crime Records Service
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has established this Web site as the official Internet source for information about criminal convictions, deferred adjudications and sex offender registrations. The information contained in this site is public record. is committed to providing quick, accurate, and complete access to all public records, paid for and/or maintained at its source with tax dollars, to all members of the public.

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Texas LTC-R Joint Training
Long Term Care Regulatory Education Services is now providing monthly training sessions around the state for both providers and surveyors. The information in this section is designed to give providers and surveyors a list of joint training classes currently being offered, a registration process to attend these classes, and a vehicle to solicit your input on future training efforts.

TDHS Quality Matters
Quality in Long Term Care means doing the right thing in the right way at the right time for the right person in order to achieve the best possible outcome. The DHS Quality Matters (QM) web is a training resource of evidence-based practices meant to help providers of Long Term Care (LTC) achieve just that.

Texas Medical Foundation
Texas Medical Foundation's initiative to improve the quality of care in nursing homes. TMF is a private, nonprofit organization of licensed physicians (MDs and DOs) whose purpose is to promote, develop, define, and encourage the delivery of high quality medical care and health services, while promoting efficient, cost-effective health care.

CMS E-Learning

Webcast courses, live and archived.  Includes mandatory training for surveyors, open to the public.

Official HIPAA Site
US Department of Health and Human Services official HIPPA website.

Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership's (TMHP)

The Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership's (TMHP) Internet website for the Texas Medicaid Program

Texas Medicaid Program
Texas Medicaid Program


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