The Board of Nurse Examiners has proposed amendments to delete obsolete portions of rules pertaining to Practice and Procedure. The proposed amendments were reviewed by the Board’s Eligibility and Disciplinary Task Force on July 13, 2007, and the Board and task force recommended approval. For more information, see the relevant section of the August 17 Texas Register.
The Board also proposed a new rule pertaining to Licensure, Peer Assistance and Practice. Read more about this proposed new rule here.
The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) has adopted amendments to Â§354.1003, Time Limits for Submitted Claims. The amendment requires School Health and Related Services claims to be submitted within 365 days from the date of service or 95 days after the end of the state fiscal year, whichever comes first. See the relevant section of the August 17 Texas Register for more information.
HHSC has issued notices for two public hearings and several notices of intent to submit amendments to the code. Begin at this link and scroll down for information about proposed Medicaid payment rates for 2007 annual procedure codes relating to physician-administered drugs and biologicals and Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies, proposed Medicaid payment rates for a Sign Language Interpreter Procedure Code, and public notices.