Tex. Ins. Code Section 1358.051

In this subchapter:


“Diabetes equipment” means:


blood glucose monitors, including noninvasive glucose monitors and glucose monitors designed to be used by blind individuals;


insulin pumps and associated appurtenances;


insulin infusion devices; and


podiatric appliances for the prevention of complications associated with diabetes.


“Diabetes supplies” means:


test strips for blood glucose monitors;


visual reading and urine test strips;


lancets and lancet devices;


insulin and insulin analogs;


injection aids;




prescriptive and nonprescriptive oral agents for controlling blood sugar levels; and


glucagon emergency kits.


“Nutrition counseling” has the meaning assigned by Section 701.002 (Definitions), Occupations Code.


“Qualified enrollee” means an individual eligible for coverage under a health benefit plan who has been diagnosed with:


insulin dependent or noninsulin dependent diabetes;


elevated blood glucose levels induced by pregnancy; or


another medical condition associated with elevated blood glucose levels.
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1274, Sec. 3, eff. April 1, 2005.
Amended by:
Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 728 (H.B. 2018), Sec. 11.038(a), eff. September 1, 2005.

Source: Section 1358.051 — Definitions, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/IN/htm/IN.­1358.­htm#1358.­051 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

§ 1358.051’s source at texas​.gov