|(a) The Texas Health and Human Services Commission
(HHSC) investigates certain allegations of abuse, neglect, and exploitation
made against an employee.
(b) After commencing an investigation, if the preliminary
results indicate an allegation of abuse, neglect, or exploitation
by an employee might meet the definition of reportable conduct, HHSC
complies with §561.5 of this chapter (relating to Preliminary
Results of Investigation and Notice to Employee) and §561.6 of
this chapter (relating to Informal Review).
(c) If HHSC determines that the reportable conduct
occurred, after completing its investigation into an allegation of
abuse, neglect, or exploitation by an employee, HHSC provides the
employee with written notice of the findings in accordance with §561.7
of this chapter (relating to Reportable Conduct Finding and Notice
and Opportunity for Administrative Hearing).
(d) Sections 561.5, 561.6, and 561.7 of this chapter
apply only to an investigation conducted by HHSC, as described in
subsection (a) of this section.