End-of-Session Call, 86th Texas Legislature
  • End-of-Session Call

    86th Texas Legislature

End-of-Session Call

On May 23, the Texas Hospital Association hosted a member connection call to recap the legislative session and outcomes for Texas hospitals and what's next for rulemaking. THA's advocacy team covered a number of legislative issues including:

  • State budget.
  • New source of trauma funding.
  • Property tax revenue caps.
  • End-of-life care.
  • Surprise billing and regulation of freestanding emergency centers.
  • Health care-associated infections.
  • Volunteer liability.
  • NICU designation.
  • Physician issues.
  • Behavioral health.
  • Local provider participation funds.
  • Coverage expansion defeats.
  • Next steps and rulemaking.

Listen to a Recording of the Call


Aisha Ainsworth, manager, advocacy communications, 512/465-1511