Author: TDI New Bulletins

The Texas Department of Insurance posted its Mental Health Parity Annual Report (PDF) online. The report includes information about mental health parity, consumer rights and protections, and health benefit plan issuer responsibilities.

The Texas Department of Insurance posted its “Ground Ambulance Billing Practices Report” (PDF) online. The report includes information about: 1) How ground ambulance providers handle encounters with patients. 2) Who is responsible for payment. 3) How services are billed.

The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) adopts a rule to update the Texas Standard Prior Authorization Request Form for Prescription Drug Benefits. The adopted rule and related form streamline the process for authorizing requests for continuation of therapy.

The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) has posted a proposed rule to update the Texas Standard Prior Authorization Request Form for Prescription Drug Benefits. The proposal streamlines the process for authorizing requests for continuation of therapy.

For most major insurance agent lines, you have a new option when you take a certification exam. You can now take an online exam at your home or office. An off-site monitor will use your computer’s webcam and microphone to monitor you.