Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 32.044
System Requirements


Each voluntary perinatal health care system must have:


a coordinating board responsible for ensuring, providing, or coordinating planning access to services, data collection, and provider education;


access to appropriate emergency medical services;


risk assessment, transport, and transfer protocols for perinatal patients;


one or more health care facilities categorized according to perinatal care capabilities using standards adopted by department rule; and


documentation of broad-based participation in planning by providers of perinatal services and community representatives throughout the defined geographic region.


This subchapter does not prohibit a health care facility from providing services that it is authorized to provide under a license issued to the facility by the department.
Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 124, Sec. 7, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.
Amended by:
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 219), Sec. 3.0094, eff. April 2, 2015.

Source: Section 32.044 — System Requirements, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­32.­htm#32.­044 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 32.044’s source at texas​.gov