HCSSA Regulatory Compliance for Administrators [11/2017]
An extensive presentation of Texas Chapter 97 Licensing Standards for Home and Community Support Services Agencies (HCSSAs).
Subscription Type: Individual
CE Approval Statements:
· This program meets continuing education requirements
for Administrators and Alternates under Texas HCSSA licensing regulations.
· Texas Association for Home Care & Hospice is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Texas Nurses Association - Approver, an accredited approver by the American Nurses
Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
HCSSA Topic(s) Addressed:
Program Description: This is rich-media capture of an
interactive presentation of Texas Chapter 97 Licensing Standards for Home and Community Support
Services Agencies (HCSSAs), which reviews required topics such as the Texas Health and Safety Code,
Chapter 142, and its intent as it relates to HCSSA licensing standards that must be met by an
administrator or alternate administrator. This presentation covers the administrator’s responsibilities related to:
This program is a component of the Initial Phase One training curriculum. It can also be a component
of the annual continuing education for an administrator or alternate.
Program Learning Outcome:
TAHC&H Faculty/Presenter: Rachel Hammon,BSN, RN, Executive Director, TAHC&H / Marissa Machado, Chief Operating Officer, TAHC&H
About the Presenter: Rachel Hammon received her Bachelors of Science degree in Nursing
from the University of Texas in Austin. She has 23 years of experience in nursing with 19 years’ experience in the home health industry.
During her employment with a home health agency, she served in many roles, which gave her a diverse knowledge of the industry. At the
Texas Association for Home Care and Hospice Rachel assisted member agencies with compliance with state and federal laws, served as a
liaison with state and federal government officials and on the Nurse Practice Advisory Committee for the Board of Nurse Examiners. As
the Executive Director, Rachel is responsible for implementing the mission of the association which is to advocate for ethical practices,
quality, and economic viability of licensed providers of home and community support services in Texas. As part of that advocacy she
routinely works with legislators and state agency staff on legislation and policy that affects the home care industry.
About the Presenter: Marissa Flores Machado is Chief Operation Officer at TAHC&H. Her work
experience in the health home and hospice industry began in 1981. With over 35 years’ of industry experience she recently worked at
DataLogic Software, Inc., an HHSC EVV Vendor, as their Compliance Director. Her previous work experience was at the Texas Department
of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) where she credentialed and licensed HCSSAs; and before that she worked at Girling Health Care, Inc.
in various corporate positions ensuring safety and compliance.
 HCSSA Regulatory Compliance for Administrators [11/2017]