Tex. Ins. Code Section 1461.001

In this chapter:


“Enrollee” means an individual who is eligible to receive health care services under a managed care plan.


“Maintenance of certification” has the meaning assigned by Section 151.002 (Definitions), Occupations Code.


“Managed care plan” means a health benefit plan under which health care services are provided to enrollees through contracts with physicians and that requires enrollees to use participating physicians or that provides a different level of coverage for enrollees who use participating physicians. The term includes a health benefit plan issued by:


a health maintenance organization;


a preferred provider benefit plan issuer; or


any other entity that issues a health benefit plan, including an insurance company.


“Participating physician” means a physician who has directly or indirectly contracted with a health benefit plan issuer to provide services to enrollees.


“Physician” means an individual licensed to practice medicine in this state.
Added by Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1121 (S.B. 1148), Sec. 1, eff. January 1, 2018.

Source: Section 1461.001 — Definitions, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/IN/htm/IN.­1461.­htm#1461.­001 (accessed Dec. 9, 2023).

Dec. 9, 2023

§ 1461.001’s source at texas​.gov