Texas Administrative Code
|TITLE 25||HEALTH SERVICES|
|PART 1||DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES|
|CHAPTER 13||HEALTH PLANNING AND RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT|
|SUBCHAPTER B||DATA COLLECTION|
|RULE §13.11||Purpose and Scope|
The purpose of the sections in this subchapter is to implement Health and Safety Code, Chapter 104, Subchapter D, which requires the department to adopt rules covering the collection of data from health care facilities, such as hospitals, and the dissemination of data to facilitate health planning and resource development; Health and Safety Code, Chapter 311, Subchapters C and D concerning the collection and reporting of hospital financial and utilization data including data regarding the provision of levels of charity care by certain nonprofit hospitals, and the submission of an annual report of a community benefits plan by certain nonprofit hospitals. The scope of this subchapter is to describe the criteria and procedures which the department will use in implementing data collection, dissemination, and reporting requirements. This subchapter will cover the collection and dissemination of data from the public or private hospitals that are included in the definition of the term "health care facilities" in the Health and Safety Code, Chapter 104, Subchapter A. The remaining entities included in the definition of the term "health care facilities" are not covered by this subchapter. If data covered by this subchapter will be collected from a public or private hospital that is a general or special hospital licensed under the Health and Safety Code, Chapter 241; a private mental hospital licensed under the Health and Safety Code, Chapter 577; or a treatment facility licensed under the Health and Safety Code, Chapter 464, the data will be collected under authority of and in compliance with the requirements of the Health and Safety Code, Chapters 104 and 311.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §13.11 adopted to be effective February 23, 1994, 19 TexReg 921; amended to be effective May 10, 1998, 23 TexReg 4269; amended to be effective December 4, 2007, 32 TexReg 8827|