SECTION 354.4001. Purpose and Authority  


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  • (a) The purpose of this subchapter is to implement requirements for the Texas electronic visit verification (EVV) system to electronically verify that services identified in this subchapter, or any other services identified by HHSC, are provided to a member in accordance with a prior authorization or plan of care as applicable to the appropriate program.

    (b) The provisions of this subchapter are issued in accordance with the following federal and state laws:

    (1) Title XIX, Section 1903(l) of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. §1396b);

    (2) Texas Government Code §531.024172; and

    (3) Texas Human Resource Code §161.086.

Source Note: The provisions of this §354.4001 adopted to be effective December 23, 2020, 45 TexReg 9178