Tex. Ins. Code Section 1368.007
Treatment Standards


Coverage provided under this chapter for necessary care and treatment in a chemical dependency treatment center must be provided as if the care and treatment were provided in a hospital.


The department by rule shall adopt standards formulated and approved by the department and the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse for use by insurers, other third-party reimbursement sources, and chemical dependency treatment centers.


Standards adopted under this section must provide for:


reasonable control of costs necessary for inpatient and outpatient treatment of chemical dependency, including guidelines for treatment periods; and


appropriate utilization review of treatment as well as necessary extensions of treatment.


Coverage required under this chapter is subject to the standards adopted under this section.
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1274, Sec. 3, eff. April 1, 2005.

Source: Section 1368.007 — Treatment Standards, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/IN/htm/IN.­1368.­htm#1368.­007 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

§ 1368.007’s source at texas​.gov