Data Collection

PATIENT NOTICE OF DATA COLLECTION

To Our Patients:

This document shall provide notice to all patients that the Texas Department of State Health Services, Texas healthcare Information Collection program (THCIC) receives patient claim data regarding services performed by the named Provider. The patients claim data is used to help improve the health of Texas, through various methods of research and analysis. Patient confidentiality is held to the highest standard and your information is not subject to public release. THCIC follows strict internal and external guidelines as outlined in Chapter 108 of the Texas Health and Safety Code and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).

For further information regarding the data being collected, please send all inquiries to:

Bruce Burns
THCIC Department of State Health Services Center for Health Statistics
MC1898 PO Box 149347
Austin, TX 78714-9347

Location:
Moreton Building, M-660
1100 West 49th St.
Austin, TX 78756
Phone: 512-776-7261
Fax: 512-776-7740

Email: thcichelp@dshs.texas.gov

Anthony Rodriguez
Compliance Officer
Uvalde Memorial Hospital
1025 Garner Field Rd.
Uvalde, TX 78801
830-278-6251 ext. 1028 

830-591-0513 Compliance Hotline


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