Tex. Ins. Code Section 1351.001

In this chapter:


“Health services” includes:


skilled nursing by a registered nurse or a licensed vocational nurse under the supervision of at least one registered nurse and at least one physician;


physical, occupational, speech, or respiratory therapy;


the services of a home health aide under the supervision of a registered nurse; and


the furnishing of medical equipment and supplies other than drugs or medicines.


“Home health agency” means a business that:


provides home health services; and


is licensed by the Texas Department of Human Services under Chapter 142 (Home and Community Support Services), Health and Safety Code.


“Home health services” means the provision of health services for payment or other consideration in a patient’s residence under a plan of care that is:


established, approved in writing, and reviewed at least every two months by the attending physician; and


certified by the attending physician as necessary for medical purposes.
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1274, Sec. 3, eff. April 1, 2005.

Source: Section 1351.001 — Definitions, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/IN/htm/IN.­1351.­htm#1351.­001 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 1351.001’s source at texas​.gov