Monthly Archives: October 2012

New Manager at the Texas RHC Survey and Certification Office

Kaimy (pronounced KIMMY) Chappell has been selected as the manager of the Texas Department of State Health Services’ (DSHS) survey and certification office for rural health clinics. She replaced Chuck Peck, who accepted a transfer to the HHSC Office of … Continue reading

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TrailBlazer Announces Final Posting of Medicare Part A Claims Input

Effective October 29, 2012, the Jurisdiction 4 (JH4) Medicare Part A “facilities” (i.e. RHCs workload) will transition to Novitas Solutions, Inc. as part of the JH implementation. Due to the transition, Trailblazer will no longer be posting any Medicare Part … Continue reading

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New CMS Region VI Rural Health Coordinator

Becky Peal-Sconce has notified us that instead of retiring as she had planned on doing in January 2013, she will continue working but in another job role. On October 7, she transferred to the CMS division responsible for Medicare Advantage … Continue reading

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