Law:Title 2. Health. Subtitle B. Texas Department Of Health Programs from Chapter 39. Children's Outreach Heart Program (Texas)

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Subtitle B. Texas Department Of Health Programs

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Chapter 39. Children's Outreach Heart Program

Section  39.001.  Definition.

In this chapter, "heart disease or defect" means an abnormality or disease of the heart or major blood vessel near the heart.

Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 678, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989.



Section  39.002.  Children's Outreach Heart Program.

The department, with approval of the board, may establish a children's outreach heart program to provide:

(1)  prediagnostic cardiac screening and follow-up evaluation services to persons under 21 years of age who are from low-income families and who may have a heart disease or defect; and

(2)  training to local physicians and public health nurses in screening and diagnostic procedures for heart disease or defect.

Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 678, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989.



Section  39.003.  Rules.

The board shall adopt rules it considers necessary to define the scope of the children's outreach heart program and the medical and financial standards for eligibility.

Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 678, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989.



Section  39.004.  Fees.

Recipients of services or training provided by the program may be charged a fee for services or training according to rules adopted by the board.

Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 678, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989.



Section  39.005.  Funding.

The department may seek, receive, and spend any funds received through appropriations, grants, or donations from public or private sources for the purposes of the children's outreach heart program.

Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 678, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989.



Section  39.006.  Contracts.

The department may enter into contracts or agreements it considers necessary to facilitate the provision of services under this chapter, including contracts with other departments, agencies, boards, educational institutions, individuals, county governments, municipal governments, states, and the United States.

Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 678, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989.


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