Legislation

Tex. Health & Safety Code Ann. § 324.051 – Texas

Status: Enacted
Link: http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/DocViewer.aspx?DocKey=HS%2fHS.324&Phrases=324.051&HighlightType=1&ExactPhrase=False&QueryText=324.051

Requires the Department of State Health Services to publish an online consumer guide to health care respecting facility pricing practices and the relationship between a facility’s average charge for a procedure and the actual billed charge for the procedure. The guide also provides links for the Texas Health Care Information Collection website, the Hospital Compare website within the US Department of Health and Human Services, the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organization website, and the Texas Hospital Association’s Texas PricePoint website.


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