Getting acclimated to the regulatory and reimbursement environment for health information technology, especially if you’re new to doing business in Texas, can be a real challenge.  Here at TeHA, we’ve put together a list of resources to help get you oriented.    If you still have questions, reach out to us through our contact page.

Electronic Medical Records and Health Information Exchange:

HHSC Statewide Health Information Exchange Project home page

HHSC e-Health Advisory Committee 

HHSC Interoperability Report (HB 2641, 2015)

HIT Strategic Plan (from the 1115 waiver)

Texas Medical Association (tips and resources)

 

Telemedicine, Telehealth and Remote Monitoring

Telemedicine, Telehealth, and Home Telemonitoring Services in Texas Medicaid, 2020 report

Texas Medicaid telemedicine/telehealth/remote monitoring reimbursement policy

Texas Medical Board (for telemedicine rules and frequently asked questions, select “laws and rules” then “telemedicine”)

Texas Insurance Code (telemedicine language)

Medicare Telehealth Guidelines

Federal Ryan Haight Act (telemedicine and online prescribing):

TexLa Telehealth Resource Center (HRSA funded center providing support and information on telehealth):