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    Certificate of Public Advantage grants merging hospitals immunity from federal and state antitrust laws. HHSC reviews and approves or denies COPA applications and supervises the activities for which a COPA is issued.

    Topics: Health Care Facilities Regulation

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    Texas Health Care Facility Emergency Preparedness and Response reporting requirements

    Topics: Health Care Facilities Regulation

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    A chemical dependency treatment facility may be any facility that offers treatment for persons with chemical dependency. HHSC develops rules that establish minimum standards for chemical dependency treatment facility licensing procedures and registration procedures.

    Topics: Health Care Facilities Regulation, Licensing and Credentialing, Substance Use

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    A special care facility is an establishment that provides a continuum of nursing or medical care or services primarily to persons with acquired immune deficiency syndrome or other terminal illnesses. A special care facility may also include special residential care facilities.

    Topics: Health Care Facilities Regulation

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    A Rural Health Clinic is a clinic located in a rural area designated as a shortage area. It may not exist as a rehabilitation agency or function primarily as a care and treatment facility for mental diseases.

    Topics: Health Care Facilities Regulation

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    Portable X-Ray Services must meet requirements of the federal Medicare Program and are not state licensed nor are they accredited.

    Topics: Health Care Facilities Regulation

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    Narcotic Treatment Clinics are specialized medical clinics that treat patients addicted to heroin or other opiates. Patients are prescribed maintenance or medically supervised withdrawal doses of methadone or buprenorphine. Confidentiality of patient identity is protected by Federal law.

    Topics: Health Care Facilities Regulation

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    HHSC is responsible for developing rules that establish minimum standards for licensing procedures, operational requirements, standards for voluntary agreements, enforcement procedures, fire prevention and safety requirements, and physical plant and construction requirements for private psychiatric hospitals and crisis stabilization units.

    Topics: Health Care Facilities Regulation

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    Minimum standards for special hospital licensing procedures; fees; operational requirements; inspection and investigation procedures; construction; fire prevention and safety requirements; license denial, probation, suspension and revocation.

    Topics: Health Care Facilities Regulation

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    Licensing and regulation information for General Hospital Providers in Texas.

    Topics: Health Care Facilities Regulation, Licensing and Credentialing

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    Licensure and regulatory information for Freestanding Emergency Medical Care Facilities

    Topics: Health Care Facilities Regulation

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    Licensure information for End Stage Renal Disease Facilities

    Topics: Health Care Facilities Regulation

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    Information for laboratories to comply with the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments of 1988.

    Topics: Health Care Facilities Regulation

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    Information about Out-Patient Rehabilitation Facilities in Texas.

    Topics: Health Care Facilities Regulation

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    Information about community mental health centers in Texas.

    Topics: Health Care Facilities Regulation