Tex. Occ. Code Section 159.0061
Appointment of Custodian of Physician’s Records


The board by rule shall establish conditions under which the board may temporarily or permanently appoint a person as a custodian of a physician’s billing or medical records. In adopting rules under this section, the board shall consider the death of a physician, the mental or physical incapacitation of a physician, and the abandonment of billing or medical records by a physician.


The rules adopted under this section must provide for:


the release of the billing or medical records by an appointed custodian in compliance with this chapter; and


a fee charged by the appointed custodian that is in addition to the copying fee governed by Section 159.008 (Physician Fees for Information).
Added by Acts 2001, 77th Leg., ch. 984, Sec. 6, eff. June 15, 2001.

Source: Section 159.0061 — Appointment of Custodian of Physician's Records, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/OC/htm/OC.­159.­htm#159.­0061 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

§ 159.0061’s source at texas​.gov