Bill Text: TX HB1278 | 2019-2020 | 86th Legislature | Introduced

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Bill Title: Relating to services provided by freestanding emergency medical care facilities.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-04-18 - Committee report sent to Calendars [HB1278 Detail]

Download: Texas-2019-HB1278-Introduced.html
  86R6518 SRA-F
 
  By: White H.B. No. 1278
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to services provided by freestanding emergency medical
  care facilities.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Section 254.001(5), Health and Safety Code, is
  amended to read as follows:
               (5)  "Freestanding emergency medical care facility"
  means a facility, structurally separate and distinct from a
  hospital, that receives an individual and provides:
                     (A)  emergency care, as defined by Subdivision
  (2); and
                     (B)  outpatient acute care services.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2019.
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