Data Collection

This document shall provide notice to 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 upheld to the highest standard and 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:

Chris Aker
THCIC Dept. of State Health Services
Center for Health Statistics, MC 1898
PO Box 149347
Austin, Texas 78714-9347

Location
Moreton Building, M-660
1100 West 49th Street
Austin, TX 78756
Phone: 512-776-7261 Fax: 512-776-7740
Email: thcichelp@dshs.state.tx.us

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