Texas Health Care Information Council

Timeline for Compliance with Article IX, Section 167 of the General Appropriations Act (75th Session, Texas Legislature, 1997)

In compliance with Article IX, Section 167 of the General Appropriations Act (1997), the Texas Health Care Information Council (THCIC) offers the following plan for formal review of agency rules.

May, 1998: File rule review plan with Governor, Legislative Budget Board, and Secretary of State; file notice of plan with Texas Register

July, 1999: File notice of intention to review hospital discharge reporting rules (25 TAC Sections 1301.11-1301.19) in Texas Register

August - September, 1999: Accept public comments concerning 25 TAC Sections 1301.11-1301.19

October, 1999: THCIC to vote to readopt, amend, or eliminate 25 TAC Sections 1301.11-1301.19

November, 1999: File notice of intention to review managed care organization reporting rules 25 TAC Sections 1301.31-1301.35

December, 1999 - January, 2000: Accept public comments concerning 25 TAC Sections 1301.31-1301.35

February, 2000: Council to vote to readopt, amend, or eliminate 25 TAC Sections 1301.31-1301.35