Tex. Gov't Code Section 548.0354
Selection of Program Grant Recipients


(a)

The commission with any necessary assistance of pediatric tele-specialty providers may select an eligible nonurban health care facility to receive a grant under this subchapter.

(b)

To be eligible for a grant, a nonurban health care facility must have:

(1)

a quality assurance program that measures the compliance of the facility’s health care providers with the facility’s medical protocols;

(2)

on staff at least one full-time equivalent physician who has training and experience in pediatrics and one individual who is responsible for ongoing nursery and neonatal support and care;

(3)

a designated neonatal intensive care unit or an emergency department;

(4)

a commitment to obtaining neonatal or pediatric education from a tertiary facility to expand the facility’s depth and breadth of telemedicine medical service capabilities; and

(5)

the capability of maintaining records and producing reports that measure the effectiveness of the grant the facility would receive.
Added by Acts 2023, 88th Leg., R.S., Ch. 769 (H.B. 4611), Sec. 1.01, eff. April 1, 2025.

Source: Section 548.0354 — Selection of Program Grant Recipients, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/GV/htm/GV.­548.­htm#548.­0354 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

548.0001
Provision of Services Through Telecommunications and Information Technology Under Medicaid and Other Public Benefits Programs
548.0002
Rules and Procedures Regarding Reimbursing Certain Telemedicine Medical Services
548.0051
Medicaid Reimbursement System for Telemedicine Medical, Teledentistry Dental, and Telehealth Services
548.0052
Reimbursement for Telemedicine Medical, Teledentistry Dental, or Telehealth Service by Medicaid Managed Care Organization
548.0053
Reimbursement of Federally Qualified Health Centers for Telemedicine Medical, Teledentistry Dental, or Telehealth Service
548.0054
Provider and Facility Participation
548.0055
Promotion and Support of Medical Home and Care Coordination
548.0056
Biennial Report
548.0057
Rules
548.0101
Definitions
548.0102
Medicaid Reimbursement Requirements: Telemedicine Medical Services
548.0103
Physician’s Choice of Platform
548.0104
Certain Telemedicine Medical Service Reimbursement Denials Prohibited
548.0105
Protocols and Guidelines
548.0106
Provider Coordination
548.0107
Compliance
548.0108
Texas Medical Board Rules
548.0109
Effect on Other Requirements
548.0151
Medicaid Reimbursement Requirements
548.0152
Dentist’s Choice of Platform
548.0153
Certain Teledentistry Dental Services Reimbursement Denials Prohibited
548.0154
State Board of Dental Examiners Rules
548.0201
Reimbursement for Telemedicine Medical, Teledentistry Dental, and Telehealth Services Provided to Children with Special Health Care Needs
548.0202
Medicaid Reimbursement for Telemedicine Medical Services Provided in School-based Setting
548.0203
Medicaid Reimbursement for Telehealth Services Provided Through School District or Charter School
548.0251
Definitions
548.0252
Medicaid Reimbursement Program for Home Telemonitoring Services Authorized
548.0253
Reimbursement Program Requirements
548.0254
Discontinuation of Reimbursement Program Under Certain Circumstances
548.0255
Determination of Cost Savings for Medicare Program
548.0256
Reimbursement for Other Conditions and Risk Factors
548.0301
Definition
548.0302
Medicaid Reimbursement for Internet Medical Consultation Authorized
548.0303
Pilot Program for Medicaid Reimbursement for Internet Medical Consultation
548.0351
Definitions
548.0352
Establishment of Pediatric Tele-connectivity Resource Program for Rural Texas
548.0353
Use of Program Grant
548.0354
Selection of Program Grant Recipients
548.0355
Gifts, Grants, and Donations
548.0356
Work Group
548.0357
Biennial Report
548.0358
Rules
548.0359
Appropriation Required
548.0401
Telehealth Treatment Program for Substance Use Disorders

Accessed:
Jun. 5, 2024

§ 548.0354’s source at texas​.gov