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Consumer Guides

TMB Consumer Brochure 

Provides information about the Medical Board, its disciplinary process, how to research a licensee, and how to file a complaint.

[Document being updated.]

 

Consumer Guide to Health Care

This guide for consumers on the quality of healthcare and healthcare billing and pricing practices was developed by the Texas Department of State Health Services and the Texas Medical Boardas directed by SB 1731* (2007). The agencies are required to provide, via their internet websites, information on consumer access to health care as well as billing information from health plans or from healthcare facilities. (*Statutory Citations:  Chapter 324, Texas Health and Safety Code; Chapter 154, Texas Occupations Code).

LINK: http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/thcic/consumerguide/consumerguide.shtm

 

Consumer Guide to Health Care Billing

A guide created by the Texas Department of Insurance providing consumers with information about health care billing.

LINK: http://www.tdi.texas.gov/consumer/cpmbalancebilling.html