Dec. 13 HHSC Retires ICF COVID-19 Response and COVID-19 FAQs

Following the repeal of the Intermediate Care Facility (ICF) Visitation and Mitigation COVID-19 Emergency Rules, HHSC Long-term Care (LTC) Regulation will retire the COVID-19 Response for ICF for Individuals with an Intellectual Disability or Related Conditions Response Plan and the ICF Frequently Asked Questions documents, effective Dec. 13, 2022.

Facilities can obtain guidance along with resources for infection prevention, control measures and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) through the Infection Prevention and Control Measures for Common Infections in LTC Facilities (PDF) and Infection Control Basics & Personal Protective Equipment for Essential Caregivers (PDF) documents published by HHSC. These resources can also be found on the ICF Provider Portal page.

Program providers may reach out to LTCR Policy with questions at