The Texas e-Health Alliance interacts regularly with the Texas Legislature, providing testimony in hearings and briefing members on e-health issues.   The Legislature held interim hearings during 2016, and TeHA provided testimony:

TeHA Telemedicine History Presentation for House Public Health February 2016

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HIT was a hot topic during the 2015 legislative session, and TeHA worked with a number of partners to pass important legislation that promoted the use of standards in state programs that interact with providers.   Read about HB 2641:

HB 2641_Summary

Want more?  Here is a full summary of HIT legislation from the 2015 session:

TeHA Legislative Recap June 29th 2015

 

Over the course of 2014, in preparation for the 84th Regular Session which will begin in January 2015, TeHA has provided the following documents to the legislature:

SenateStateAffairs_September2014_TeHA

HousePublicHealth_September2014_TeHA

 

 

Legislative References:

Texas Legislature Online

Texas House of Representatives

Texas State Senate

Office of the Governor

Lieutenant Governor of Texas

Speaker of the House

Sunset Commission