|(a) Pursuant to Chapter 111 of the Texas Occupations
Code, and §151.056, §153.001 and §157.001 of the Medical
Practice Act, the Board is authorized to adopt rules relating to the
practice of medicine, including telemedicine medical services.
(b) This chapter is promulgated to clarify the requirements
in Chapter 111 of the Texas Occupations Code related to the provision
of telemedicine medical services. This chapter does not apply to out-of-state
telemedicine licenses issued by the Board pursuant to §151.056
of the Act and §172.12 of this title (relating to Out-of-State
Telemedicine License), federally qualified health centers (FQHCs),
or to consultations provided by health insurance help lines.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §174.1 adopted to be effective July 4, 2004, 29 TexReg 6088; amended to be effective October 17, 2010, 35 TexReg 9085; amended to be effective November 26, 2017, 42 TexReg 6512