The following bills (which may affect long term care providers) were recently introduced in the 82nd Legislative Session:
HB 297: Relating to certain federal health care legislation; imposing penalties.
HB 309: Relating to the establishment of the supportive living facility pilot program.
SB 204: Relating to insurance coverage for certain devices used in the treatment of diabetes.
SB 190: Relating to the licensing and regulation of physicians, physician assistants, acupuncturists, and surgical assistants.
SB 191: Relating to disposition of a contested case by the Texas Medical Board.
SB 193: Relating to the regulation of the practice of nursing.