Ins. Code Section 552.001
Applicability of Chapter
(a)This chapter does not apply to the provision of a health care service to a:
(1)Medicaid or Medicare patient or a patient who is covered by a federal, state, or local government-sponsored indigent health care program;
(2)financially or medically indigent person who qualifies for indigent health care services based on:
(A)a sliding fee scale; or
(B)a written charity care policy established by a health care provider; or
(3)person who is not covered by a health insurance policy or other health benefit plan that provides benefits for the services and qualifies for services for the uninsured based on a written policy established by a health care provider.
(b)This chapter does not permit the establishment of health care provider policies or contracts that violate any other state or federal law.
(c)This chapter does not prohibit a health care provider from entering into a contract to provide services covered by a health insurance policy or other health benefit plan with:
(1)the issuer of the health insurance policy or other health benefit plan; or
(2)a preferred provider organization that contracts with the issuer of the health insurance policy or other health benefit plan.
Section 552.001 — Applicability of Chapter,
https://statutes.capitol.texas.gov/Docs/IN/htm/IN.552.htm#552.001 (accessed Dec. 2, 2023).