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HB 1239 86-0 (2019) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to a study by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas regarding the use of health reimbursement accounts in conjunction with certain Medicare plans to provide health benefit coverage for certain retired school employees. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1440 86-0 (2019) Author: Tinderholt, Tony | et. al. Relating to health benefits coverage for certain elected officials. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 3485 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the billing codes used for the administration of tissue plasminogen activator by ambulance providers under the Medicaid and Medicare programs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4127 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Gina | et. al. Relating to the Healthy Texas Program; authorizing a fee. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 4178 86-0 (2019) Author: Frank, James B. Relating to the operation and administration of certain health and human services programs, including the Medicaid managed care program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4300 86-0 (2019) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to a settlement for the payment of certain medical benefits under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
SB 384 86-0 (2019) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Sheffield, J. D.
Relating to the reporting of health care-associated infections and preventable adverse events at health care facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 2239 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the operation and administration of certain health and human services programs, including the Medicaid managed care program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2417 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to a study by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas regarding the use of health reimbursement accounts in conjunction with certain Medicare plans to provide health benefit coverage for certain retired school employees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3976 85-0 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the administration of and benefits payable under the Texas Public School Retired Employees Group Benefits Act. House: Appropriations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 788 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the administration of and benefits payable under the Texas Public School Retired Employees Group Benefits Act. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SCR 34 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Urging Congress to ensure the fair allocation of Medicare funding for graduate medical education to all states. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2638 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to reimbursement for complex rehabilitation technology equipment providers under the medical assistance program. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 658 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to certain lawsuits seeking damages. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2359 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to health care compensation under certain health benefit or managed care plans. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2360 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to the disclosure of health care prices and related information. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3329 83-0 (2013) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to certain reimbursement rates offered by health benefit plan administrators for certain health coverage plans. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3556 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the licensing and regulation of emergency medical services providers and a moratorium on the issuance of emergency medical services provider licenses. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1768 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the authorization for and imposition of hospital assessments by counties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1645 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to efficiencies and cost-savings in the health and human services and other related regulatory agencies, including the state medical assistance and child health plan programs. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 2154 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to certain continuing education requirements for agents who sell annuities. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2438 82-0 (2011) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to interest on damages subject to Medicare subrogation. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3375 82-0 (2011) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to certain evidence in a prosecution of fraud or theft involving Medicaid or Medicare benefits and to certain criminal procedures involving offenses in general. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HR 2730 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 23. 3 hr. notice-for consideration
SB 23 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the administration of and efficiency, cost-saving, fraud prevention, and funding measures for certain health and human services and health benefits programs, including the medical assistance and child health plan programs. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
1 hr. notice-to suspend rules
SB 1038 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to certain continuing education requirements for agents who sell Medicare-related products and annuities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1680 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim
Relating to certain evidence in a prosecution of fraud or theft involving Medicaid or Medicare benefits and to certain criminal procedures involving offenses in general. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1819 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to charity care provided by certain nonprofit hospitals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 671 81-0 (2009) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the penalty for theft from a nonprofit organization or by Medicare providers. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 739 81-0 (2009) Author: Quintanilla, Chente
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to certain continuing education requirements for insurance agents who sell Medicare-related products. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3354 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to elimination of an assets limit for purposes of determining eligibility for a Medicare savings program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 964 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to requirements for insurers and insurance agents that sell Medicare-related products. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Insurance
SB 1248 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the reimbursement rate for certain ambulance services provided under the medical assistance program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SCR 28 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki | et. al.
Urging the Texas congressional delegation to support legislation to expand telemedicine/telehealth services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1502 79-0 (2005) Author: Davis, John
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to payment for medical assistance provided to an individual who is dually eligible for Medicaid and Medicare. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1912 79-0 (2005) Author: Hupp, Suzanna
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to rates for medical services provided by the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
HCR 48 79-0 (2005) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Urging the United States Congress to enact legislation to eliminate the 24-month Medicare waiting period for participants in Social Security Disability Insurance. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
SB 872 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Delisi, Dianne
Relating to a study regarding the impact of niche hospitals on other general hospitals, to certain reports and disclosure requirements regarding niche hospitals, and to the establishment of an advisory panel to conduct a study on the reporting of health care associated infection rates and process measures. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SCR 27 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Memorializing Congress to eliminate current caps on funded Medicare resident training slots and related limits on costs per resident used to determine Medicare graduate medical education reimbursement payments. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Signed by the Governor
HB 115 79-3 (2006) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to appropriations for Medicare giveback payments. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1090 78-0 (2003) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al.
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department on Aging to establish a prescription drug information and assistance program. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1268 78-0 (2003) Author: Seaman, Gene
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to outpatient drug benefit coverage in certain health insurance policies and discount drug programs. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1671 78-0 (2003) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to prices of certain prescription drugs. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Left pending in committee
HB 1938 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to prices of certain prescription drugs. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Left pending in committee
HB 3016 78-0 (2003) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to the operation of the Texas Health Insurance Risk Pool. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HCR 44 78-0 (2003) Author: Cook, Robert Urging Congress to recognize the impact of proposed Medicare fee reductions by passing H.J.R. 3 and to update the physician Medicare payment formula. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HCR 101 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Requesting that Congress enact a Medicare prescription drug benefit. House: Public Health
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Signed by the Governor
SB 450 78-0 (2003) Author: Carona, John Relating to outpatient drug benefit coverage in certain health insurance policies and discount drug programs. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 467 78-0 (2003) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Hochberg, Scott
Relating to the operation of the Texas Health Insurance Risk Pool. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1676 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to prices of certain prescription drugs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1862 78-0 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Wohlgemuth, Arlene
Relating to health and human services. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 975 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the duties of hospitals, including nonprofit hospitals. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1094 77-0 (2001) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the creation of a state prescription drug program for certain Medicare beneficiaries. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1231 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to prices of prescription drugs provided to Medicare recipients by pharmacies participating in the Medicaid Vendor Drug Program. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2241 77-0 (2001) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the creation of a state prescription drug program for certain Medicare beneficiaries. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2284 77-0 (2001) Author: Kitchen, Ann Relating to consideration of assets and resources for purposes of determining eligibility of certain low-income Medicare beneficiaries for Medicaid. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HR 1299 77-0 (2001) Author: Gray, Patricia Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1094. Reported enrolled
SB 556 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia
Relating to prices of prescription drugs provided to certain Medicare recipients by certain pharmacies participating in the Medicaid vendor drug program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 895 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al. Relating to the creation of a state prescription drug program for certain Medicare beneficiaries. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
HB 409 76-0 (1999) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to studies and strategic plans concerning the delivery of long-term care, community services, and certain health services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 897 76-0 (1999) Author: Haggerty, Pat
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to medical assistance payments for ambulance services. House: Public Health
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3652 76-0 (1999) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to requiring certain pharmacists to provide certain drugs to certain clinics. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
SB 95 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Relating to studies and strategic plans concerning the delivery of long-term care, community services, and certain health services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 913 75-0 (1997) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to loss ratios for Medicare supplement policies. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2017 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to telemedicine services provided under the Medicaid and Medicare programs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 976 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to managed care plans issued by managed care organizations under Medicare risk-sharing contracts; imposing administrative penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1034 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to health insurance coverage under the Texas Employees Uniform Group Insurance Benefits Act. House: Pensions and Investments Referred to subcommittee
SB 404 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E. | et. al. Relating to health insurance coverage under the Texas Employees Uniform Group Insurance Benefits Act. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
HB 1234 72-0 (1991) Author: Counts, David Relating to the sale of medicare supplement insurance policies by certain insurance agents and to education requirements concerning those policies; providing a penalty. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to s/c on Insurance by President
HB 1732 72-0 (1991) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to the standardization of medicare supplement insurance policies. House: Insurance No action taken in subcommittee
HB 2036 72-0 (1991) Author: Taylor, M.A.
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to minimum standards for Medicare supplement policies. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Reported favorably with amendments
SB 695 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven
Sponsor: Counts, David
Relating to the sale of medicare supplement insurance policies by certain insurance agents and to education and information requirements concerning those penalties; providing a penalty. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/91
SCR 19 72-0 (1991) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Hill, Anita
Requesting the State Board of Insurance to develop a standardized Texas Medicare supplemental insurance policy. House: Insurance Signed by the Governor
HB 21 71-0 (1989) Author: Clemons, Billy | et. al. Relating to medical assistance claims or liens. House: Human Services 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 201 71-0 (1989) Author: Blair, Fred Relating to medical assistance claims or liens. House: Human Services Laid on table subj. to call in s/c
HB 974 71-0 (1989) Author: Taylor, M.A. Relating to the regulation of accident and health, and Medicare supplement insurance. House: Insurance Pending in committee
HB 2164 71-0 (1989) Author: Hollowell, Bill Relating to the required time for delivery of certain health insurance and Medicare supplement policies. House: Insurance Pending in committee
HB 2371 71-0 (1989) Author: McDonald, Nancy | et. al. Relating to securing of enhanced Medicaid and Medicare reimbursement in Texas by providing for the administering, providing and prescribing of non-narcotic drugs under physician supervision and relating to the.... House: Human Services 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2378 71-0 (1989) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to the regulation of medicare supplement insurance policies and agents for those policies. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HCR 13 71-0 (1989) Author: Robinson, Phyllis | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Memorializing Congress to increase Medicare compensation to rural hospitals. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HCR 184 71-0 (1989) Author: Finnell, Charles Requesting the United States Congress to oppose any reduction in Medicare hospital payments. House: Public Health Withdrawn from calendar
HCR 265 71-0 (1989) Author: VanderVoort, Ken
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Memorializing Congress to reconsider the surtax provision of the Medicare Catastrophic Coverage Act. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
SB 1 71-0 (1989) Author: Parmer, Hugh | et. al.
Sponsor: Clemons, Billy
Relating to medical assistance claims or liens. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 409 71-0 (1989) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the regulation of accident and health, and Medicare supplement insurance. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Special Subcommittee
SB 672 71-0 (1989) Author: Edwards, Chet | et. al. Relating to the regulation of accident and health, and Medicare supplement insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to subcommittee
SB 1107 71-0 (1989) Author: Carriker, Steven | et. al. Relating to securing of enhanced Medicaid and Medicare reimbursement in Texas by providing for the administering, providing and prescribing of non-narcotic drugs under physician supervision and relating.... House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Human Services
SR 770 71-0 (1989) Author: Edwards, Chet Creating a special interim committee to study regulation of "medigap" insurance. Read & adopted
HB 116 71-1 (1989) Author: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al.
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of accident and health and Medicare supplement insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days--10/18/89
SB 2 71-1 (1989) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to the regulation of accident and health and medicare supplement insurance. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 726 67-0 (1981) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Lee, Don
Relating to establishing standards for medicare supplement policies. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1812 66-0 (1979) Author: Davis, Bob
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to the state's right of recovery from third parties for the costs of medical assistance and providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HCR 61 66-0 (1979) Author: Head, Fred Memorializing Congress to eliminate disparity in Medicare and Medicaid payment to rural urban areas. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs

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