Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 182.103
Privacy of Information


Protected health information and individually identifiable health information collected, assembled, or maintained by the corporation is confidential and is not subject to disclosure under Chapter 552 (Public Information), Government Code.


The corporation shall comply with all state and federal laws and rules relating to the transmission of health information, including Chapter 181 (Medical Records Privacy), and rules adopted under that chapter, and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (Pub. L. No. 104-191) and rules adopted under that Act.


The corporation shall develop privacy, security, operational, and technical standards to assist health information networks in the state to ensure effective statewide privacy, data security, efficiency, and interoperability across networks. The network’s standards shall be guided by reference to the standards of the Certification Commission for Healthcare Information Technology or the Health Information Technology Standards Panel, or other federally approved certification standards, that exist on May 1, 2007, as to the process of implementation, acquisition, upgrade, or installation of electronic health information technology.


Repealed by Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1169 (H.B. 3304), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2019.
Added by Acts 2007, 80th Leg., R.S., Ch. 845 (H.B. 1066), Sec. 1, eff. June 15, 2007.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 219), Sec. 3.0525, eff. April 2, 2015.
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 12 (S.B. 203), Sec. 10, eff. September 1, 2015.
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1169 (H.B. 3304), Sec. 2(5), eff. September 1, 2019.

Source: Section 182.103 — Privacy of Information, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­182.­htm#182.­103 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 182.103’s source at texas​.gov