On March 31, 2022, the Texas Health and Human Services Commissions (HHSC) issued a request for proposals (RFP HHS0011062) to rebid its STAR+ PLUS managed Medicaid plans for members age 21 and older with disabilities due to age or chronic conditions. The STAR+PLUS managed care organizations (MCOs) manage acute care services and long-term services and supports (LTSS), including home and community-based service (HCBS). With the new contracts, HHSC intends to launch a pilot with the MCOs in one region to cover LTSS for beneficiaries with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD), traumatic brain injury, acquired brain injury, and . . .
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