|(a) Data elements regarding an immunization record
provided to the department under this section, whether electronically
or by other means, shall be submitted in a format and manner prescribed
by the department.
(b) Except as otherwise provided by §100.7 of
this title (relating to Potential and Declared Disasters, Public Health
Emergency, Terrorist Attack, Hostile Military or Paramilitary Action,
and Extraordinary Law Enforcement Emergency Event), a health care
provider who administers an immunization to a child shall provide
data elements regarding an immunization to the department within 30
days of administration of the vaccine.
(c) A payor that receives data elements from a provider
who administers an immunization to a child shall provide the data
elements to the department within 30 days of receipt of the data elements
from a provider.
(d) A child's legally authorized representative may
provide evidence of a child's immunization history directly to the
department for inclusion in the immunization registry. The department
shall ensure that the immunization history submitted by a child's
legally authorized representative is medically verified immunization
information by requiring the child's legally authorized representative
to submit evidence that includes a copy of one or more of the following:
(1) the child's medical record indicating the immunization
history and including a provider's signature and the name and address
of the provider;
(2) a vaccine-specific invoice from a health care provider
for the immunization;
(3) vaccine-specific documentation showing that a claim
for the immunization was paid by a payor;
(4) an immunization record signed by a school official;
(5) an immunization history provided by a local or
state immunization registry.
(e) A provider shall, upon request of the department,
provide additional information to clarify data elements submitted
to the department.
(f) The department shall provide instruction and education
to providers about the immunization registry provider application
and enrollment process and expedite processing of provider applications.
|Source Note: The provisions of this §100.6 adopted to be effective May 6, 2004, 29 TexReg 4155; amended to be effective August 17, 2008, 33 TexReg 6384; amended to be effective January 1, 2020, 44 TexReg 7984