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NF COVID-19 Visitation Rule Revised Effective November 28, 2021

Last updated on 11/30/2021

Texas Health and Human Services Commission Long-term Care Regulation (HHSC LTCR) has published a revised nursing facility (NF) COVID-19 Visitation Emergency Rule (PDF). It became effective November 28, 2021.

The revised rule requires certified and licensed-only NFs to follow Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) guidance regarding visitation during the COVID-19 public health emergency.