The following Medicaid-related bills may affect providers:
HB 1876 – Relating to creating the health care access fund to recruit health care providers in health professional shortage areas and to support federally-qualified health centers and to using for those purposes revenue from a tax imposed on certain tobacco products.
HB 1878 – Relating to monitoring physicians’ compliance with continuing medical education requirements.
HB 1888 – Relating to standards required for certain rankings of physicians by health benefit plans.
HB 2205 – Relating to a county’s eligibility to receive state assistance for health care expenditures that exceed eight percent of the county’s general revenue levy for the year.
HB 2627 – Relating to the provision of home health services under the Medicaid program in accordance with authorization by a licensed nurse practitioner or a physician assistant.
HB 2963 – Relating to the liability of a county, hospital district, or public hospital for the costs of health care services provided to an indigent patient.
HB 3234 – Relating to telehealth services and home telemonitoring services provided to certain Medicaid recipients.
HB 3492 – Relating to a pilot program for the provision of certain child protective services functions of the Department of Family and Protective Services by a private entity.
HB 4552 – Relating to authorizing the use of General Revenue in certain circumstances for Medical Assistance Waiver Programs.
HB 4562 – Relating to medical assistance program reimbursement for guardianship expenses of certain recipients.
SB 7 – Relating to strategies for and improvements in quality of health care and care management provided through health care facilities and through the child health plan and medical assistance programs designed to improve health outcomes.
SB 97 – Relating to the authority of a dental hygienist to provide services in certain facilities.
SB 814 – Relating to repayment assistance for certain physician education loans.
SB 1766 – Relating to informal caregiver support services.
SB 1877 – Relating to the creation of the Texas Medical Child Abuse Resources and Education System grant program.
SB 1878 – Relating to the creation and operation of a council to increase state efforts to offer service-enriched housing through increased coordination of housing and health services.
SB 2243 – Relating to the repayment of certain education loans for licensed physicians and dentists.
SB 2435 – Relating to medical assistance program reimbursement for guardianship expenses of certain recipients.
SB 2424 – Relating to the authorization of certain nonemergency ambulance services under the Medicaid program.
Please check the status of bills listed in the following posts: