Assisted Living Check-in Systems for Visitors

The Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) Long Term Care Regulatory Policy has been made aware that some assisted living facilities (ALF) are requiring visitors and outside healthcare providers to not only check in to verify who they are, but they are also charging a fee to visit the resident of the ALF! HHSC has requested that hospice providers take a moment to answer the following questions so they can ascertain how prevalent the situation is.