Ins. Code Section 38.403
Stakeholder Advisory Group
(a)The center shall establish a stakeholder advisory group to assist the center as provided by this subchapter, including assistance in:
(1)establishing and updating the standards, requirements, policies, and procedures relating to the collection and use of data contained in the database required by Sections 38.404 (Establishment and Administration of Database)(e) and (f);
(2)evaluating and prioritizing the types of reports the center should publish under Section 38.404 (Establishment and Administration of Database)(e);
(3)evaluating data requests from qualified research entities under Section 38.404 (Establishment and Administration of Database)(e)(2); and
(4)assisting the center in developing the center’s recommendations under Section 38.408 (Report to Legislature)(3).
(b)The advisory group created under this section must be composed of:
(1)the state Medicaid director or the director’s designee;
(2)a member designated by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas;
(3)a member designated by the Employees Retirement System of Texas; and
(4)13 members designated by the center, including:
(A)two members representing the business community, with at least one of those members representing small businesses that purchase health benefits but are not involved in the provision of health care services, supplies, or devices or health benefit plans;
(B)two members who represent consumers and who are not professionally involved in the purchase, provision, administration, or review of health care services, supplies, or devices or health benefit plans, with at least one member representing the behavioral health community;
(C)two members representing hospitals that are licensed in this state;
(D)two members representing health benefit plan issuers that are regulated by the department;
(E)two members who are physicians licensed to practice medicine in this state, one of whom is a primary care physician;
(F)two members who are not professionally involved in the purchase, provision, administration, or review of health care services, supplies, or devices or health benefit plans and who have expertise in:
(iii)provider quality assurance;
(iv)statistics or health data management; or
(v)medical privacy laws; and
(G)one member representing an institution of higher education.
(c)A person serving on the stakeholder advisory group must disclose any conflict of interest.
(d)Except as provided by Subsection (e), members of the stakeholder advisory group serve fixed terms as prescribed by commissioner rules adopted under this subchapter.
(e)A member representing an institution of higher education under Subsection (b)(4)(G) serves a term of one year.
Section 38.403 — Stakeholder Advisory Group,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/IN/htm/IN.38.htm#38.403 (accessed Nov. 25, 2023).