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Emergency Rules for LTC Providers Extended

Last updated on 7/31/2020

Emergency rules related to COVID-19 screening and visitation in long-term care facilities that were scheduled to expire on July 31 have been extended. The extensions take effect on August 1 and expire on September 29. The following rules are extended:

  • Assisted living facilities rule 26 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) §553.45
  • Day activity and health services facilities rule 40 TAC §98.65
  • Home and community support services agencies rule 26 TAC §558.408
  • Intermediate care facilities rule 26 TAC §551.401
  • In-patient hospices rule 26 TAC §558.872
  • Nursing facilities rule 40 TAC §19.2801
  • Prescribed pediatric extended care centers rule 26 TAC §550.212

Email PolicyRulesTraining@hhsc.state.tx.us or call 512-483-3161 for questions about these rules.