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01 Mar

Maternal Levels of Care Rules Effective March 1

The final Hospital Level of Care Designations for Maternal Care, 25 TAC, Chapter 133, Subchapter K, §§133.201 - 133.210 were published in the February 16, 2018 edition of the Texas Register, and become effective March 1, 2018. The published rules can be found at: http://www.sos.state.tx.us/texreg/pdf/backview/0216/0216is.pdf on 43 TexReg 875 –...

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07 Feb

GETAC Guidebook Available for February 14-16 Meetings

GETAC documents are available now on Guidebook! Get the guide to access meeting schedules, agendas, resource documents and much more. Get our guide here: https://guidebook.com/g/getacfeb2018/ Android and iOS users: Tap the "Download" button to download the free Guidebook app Open Guidebook and you can find our "GETAC Quarterly...

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05 Jan

January is Human Trafficking Prevention Month

January is Human Trafficking Prevention Month and healthcare providers and first responders play an important role in preventing this crime and reporting incidents of abuse. There are more than 79,000 adolescents who were victims of sex trafficking in Texas in 2016 according to the UT...

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02 Jan

HHSC Seeking Members for Various Advisory Committees

Texas Health & Human Services Commission is currently seeking members for various advisory committees. Hospital Payment Advisory Committee: If you are interested in the advisement on adjustments for disproportionate share hospitals to ensure reasonable, adequate and equitable payments to hospital providers and to address the essential role...

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07 Dec

Affidavit Allowed for FY 2018 EMS Allotment Funding

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Office of EMS\Trauma Systems is finalizing funding decisions and calculating the distribution formulas for fiscal year (FY) 2018 EMS Allotment/Allocation of the EMS and Trauma Care System Account (911 funds), the Emergency Medical Services, Trauma Facilities, and...

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