October 21, 2020

HHSC has published Provider Letter 20-46 Reporting Guidance for Long-Term Care Providers – Point-of-Care Antigen Testing (PDF) for nursing facilities and assisted living facilities.

The provider letter outlines responsibilities related to reporting COVID-19 test results for providers conducting point-of-care antigen tests within their facilities. This letter is not intended for use by providers who do not conduct COVID-19 POC tests within their facility. Providers who do not conduct COVID-19 POC tests within their facility may refer to PL 20-37.