Ins. Code Section 1467.052
(a)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.
(b)A person not qualified under Subsection (a) may be appointed as a mediator on agreement of the parties.
(c)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.
(d)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.
Section 1467.052 — Mediator Qualifications,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/IN/htm/IN.1467.htm#1467.052 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).