Nursing Facility Administrators Internship Requirements Rule Revisions Effective Dec. 6

HHSC Long-Term Care Regulation has published 26 TAC Ch. 555, a revised Nursing Facility Administrators Rule. The rule became effective Dec. 6, 2023.

The revised rule:

  • Provides increased flexibility for administrators-in-training to complete their internship, allowing it to take place at a nursing facility of any size.
  • Offers an added option for administrator candidates to qualify for licensure.
  • Reduces the number of academic credits needed for licensure.
  • Clarifies requirements for provisional licenses.
  • Revises definitions, updates references and makes non-substantive edits for clarity.

Email LTCR Policy for questions about this rule.