Successful Bills
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Successful TRS Bills

 

 

Radiology-Specific

HB 170 by Bernal: Diagnostic Mammography Bill. It requires that coverage for diagnostic mammograms be no less favorable than the coverage of a screening mammogram.
PASSED: effective 9/1/2019.

 

TMB Sunset

HB 1504 by Paddie: Continuation of the Texas Medical Board. This bill includes language creating licensure for and regulation of Radiology Assistants (RA) in Texas.
PASSED: effective 9/1/2019.

 

Balance Billing

SB 1264 by Handcock: Relating to consumer protections against certain medical and health care billing by certain out-of-network providers.
PASSED: effective 9/1/2019.

 

Scope of Practice­­

HB 2907 by Darby: Relating to the delegation of certain radiologic procedures to certain health care providers.
LEFT PENDING: This topic is being further discussed at the Texas Medical board.

HB 4312 by Sheffield: Relating to the prohibition of a physician's authority to delegate certain radiologic procedures.
LEFT PENDING: This topic is being further discussed at the Texas Medical board.

HB 1792 BY Klick: Relating to the authority of certain advanced practice registered nurses.
LEFT PENDING.

 

Network Adequacy­­

HB 3911 by Vo: Relating to the examination by the commissioner of insurance of certain insurers' network quality and adequacy.
PASSED: effective 9/1/2019.

 

 

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