HHSC ICF COVID-19 Expansion of Reopening Visitation Rules Expired June 16

June 17, 2022

Emergency rules for Intermediate Care Facilities for Individuals with an Intellectual Disability or Related Conditions that contain the COVID-19 requirements for visitation expired June 16.

The following rules expired June 16:

  1. 26 TAC §551.47 - ICF COVID-19 Response - Expansion of Reopening Visitation.

ICF providers are still expected to comply with §551.46, ICF/IID Provider Response to COVID-19 - Mitigation emergency rules. Visitation requirements for essential caregivers and clergy in a disaster can be found in Texas Administrative Code Chapter 570.

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