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TITLE 26HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
PART 1HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION
CHAPTER 553LICENSING STANDARDS FOR ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES
SUBCHAPTER AINTRODUCTION
RULE §553.5Health Care Professional

(a) A health care professional may coordinate the provision of services to a resident within the professional's scope of practice and as authorized under Texas Health and Safety Code, Chapter 247, however, a facility must not provide ongoing services to a resident that are comparable to the services available in a nursing facility licensed under Texas Health and Safety Code, Chapter 242.

(b) A resident may contract with a home and community support services agency licensed under Chapter 142 or with an independent health professional to have health care services delivered to the resident at the facility.


Source Note: The provisions of this §553.5 adopted to be effective January 15, 2009, 34 TexReg 240; amended to be effective January 6, 2014, 39 TexReg 90; transferred effective May 1, 2019, as published in the Texas Register April 12, 2019, 44 TexReg 1886

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