The Texas Health and Human Services Commission is inviting stakeholders to discuss proposed changes for the Texas Administrative Code, Title 40, Part 1, Chapter 19 (relating to Nursing Facility Requirements for Licensure and Medicaid Certification). The purpose of the rule amendments is to align state requirements with revisions to the federal nursing facility requirements in the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 42, §483.1 – 483.95 announced on Oct. 4, 2016 , in the Federal Register Volume 81, Number 192. Review the draft rules here.

Feb. 16, 2018
1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
John H. Winters Human Services Complex/Public Hearing Room
701 W. 51st St.

Stakeholders will have the opportunity to ask questions and provide oral and written comments on the draft rules. Submit written comments via mail, fax or email by Feb. 23, 2018. Fax comments to 512-438-4171 or email To mail send comments to:

Texas Health and Human Services Commission
Long-term Care Regulatory Services
Mail Code: E-370
P. O. Box 149030
Austin, TX 78741-9030

People with disabilities who need auxiliary aids or services to attend the meeting should call 512-438-4157 at least two business days before the meeting to make appropriate arrangements.