Texas Health Care Information Council
Agency Rule Review Plan

Timeline for Compliance with Article IX, Section 167 of the General Appropriations Act (75th Session, Texas Legislature, 1997)

In compliance with Article IX, Section 167 of the General Appropriations Act (1997), the Texas Health Care Information Council (THCIC) offers the following plan for formal review of agency rules.

May, 1998: File rule review plan with Governor, Legislative Budget Board, and Secretary of State; file notice of plan with Texas Register

July, 1999: File notice of intention to review hospital discharge reporting rules (25 TAC §§1301.11-1301.19) in Texas Register

August - September, 1999: Accept public comments concerning 25 TAC §§1301.11-1301.19

October, 1999: THCIC to vote to readopt, amend, or eliminate 25 TAC §§1301.11-1301.19

November, 1999: File notice of intention to review managed care organization reporting rules 25 TAC §§1301.31-1301.35

December, 1999 - January, 2000: Accept public comments concerning 25 TAC §§1301.31-1301.35

February, 2000: Council to vote to readopt, amend, or eliminate 25 TAC §§1301.31-1301.35