Tex. Ins. Code Section 1467.052
Mediator Qualifications


Except as provided by Subsection (b), to qualify for an appointment as a mediator under this subchapter a person must have completed at least 40 classroom hours of training in dispute resolution techniques in a course conducted by an alternative dispute resolution organization or other dispute resolution organization approved by the commissioner.


A person not qualified under Subsection (a) may be appointed as a mediator on agreement of the parties.


A person may not act as mediator for a claim settlement dispute if the person has been employed by, consulted for, or otherwise had a business relationship with a health benefit plan issuer or administrator or a physician, health care practitioner, or other health care provider during the three years immediately preceding the request for mediation.


The commissioner shall immediately terminate the approval of a mediator who no longer meets the requirements under this subchapter and rules adopted under this subchapter to serve as a mediator.
Added by Acts 2009, 81st Leg., R.S., Ch. 1290 (H.B. 2256), Sec. 1, eff. June 19, 2009.
Amended by:
Acts 2017, 85th Leg., R.S., Ch. 100 (S.B. 507), Sec. 7, eff. September 1, 2017.
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1342 (S.B. 1264), Sec. 2.08, eff. September 1, 2019.

Source: Section 1467.052 — Mediator Qualifications, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/IN/htm/IN.­1467.­htm#1467.­052 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).

Nov. 25, 2023

§ 1467.052’s source at texas​.gov