Texas Self-Direction2020-04-22T17:27:41+00:00

Texas Self Directed Services

“The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is stressful for many people. People respond to stress in different ways, and it is normal to experience a range of emotions, including fear, anxiety, and grief. Sharing accurate information about COVID-19 and strategies for coping can be an effective way to manage stress and connect with others”.
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Outreach has provided home care services for over 40 years. The company began providing self-directed services over fifteen years ago. Outreach embraces the self-directed philosophy and respects the decisions of the participant/employer. The company believes it is our responsibility to provide the participant with the right amount of support and training tools to manage his or her care successfully.

Outreach is a state-wide consumer directed service provider in all service and catchment areas; CLASS, CMPAS, DBMD, HCS, PHC, FC, CAS, TxHmL, and PCS

STAR Kids MDCP / PCS (Aetna Better Health Texas, Amerigroup, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas, Children’s Medical Center Health Plan, Community First Health Plans, Cook’s Children’s Health Plan, Driscol Health Plan, Superior Health Plan, Texas Children’s Health Plan, and United Healthcare Community Plan)

STAR+PLUS (Amerigroup, Molina Healthcare of Texas, Superior Health Plan, United Healthcare Community Plan, and Cigna-Health Spring

Outreach supports participants to successfully manage their care:

  • Conducting in-person enrollment meetings
  • Assisting with the completion of employer and employee forms
  • Providing easy to complete New Employee Packets
  • Accessing online systems for budget information, time entry, and reports (coming soon)
  • Providing employer training tools
  • Assisting with employer related tasks
  • Regular communication with the participant’s case manager
  • Processing payroll and taxes for participant employees
  • Reporting Medicaid Fraud and Abuse, Neglect and Exploitation to appropriate authorities