Adopted Rules

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EMS Rules

Designation Rules




Adopted EMS Rules

RuleAuthorizing Statute Texas Administrative CodeEffective Date 
25 TAC §157.1
Purpose 
Health & Safety Code 773

TAC §157.1

June 1, 2004
25 TAC, 157.2
Definitions
Health & Safety Code 773

TAC §157.2

February 12, 2017
25 TAC, 157.3 
Processing EMS Provider Licenses & App for EMS Personnel Cert
Gov't Code 2005.003

TAC §157.3

February 12, 2017
25 TAC, 157.4
Audits
Health & Safety Code 773

TAC §157.4

June 1, 2004
25 TAC, 157.5 
Rule Exemption Requests
Health & Safety Code 773

TAC §157.5

February 12, 2017
25 TAC, 157.11 
EMS Provider Licensing
Health & Safety Code 773

TAC §157.11

February 12, 2017
25 TAC, 157.12 
Rotor-wing Air Ambulance Provider Licensure
Health & Safety Code 773

TAC §157.12

February 12, 2017
25 TAC, 157.13 
Fixed-wing Air Ambulance Provider Licensure
Health & Safety Code 773

TAC §157.13

February 12, 2017
25 TAC, 157.14 
First Responder Organization
Health & Safety Code 773

TAC §157.14

February 12, 2017
25 TAC, 157.16 
Disciplinary Action (Provider)
Health & Safety Code 773

TAC §157.16

February 12, 2017
25 TAC, 157.25 
Out-of-Hospital DNR
Health & Safety Code Chapter 166

TAC §157.25

July 6, 2010
25 TAC, 157.32 
EMS Education Program & Course Approval
Health & Safety Code 773

TAC §157.32

February 12, 2017
25 TAC, 157.33
Certification
Health & Safety Code 773

TAC §157.33

February 12, 2017
25 TAC, 157.34 
Recertification
Health & Safety Code 773

TAC §157.34

February 12, 2017
25 TAC, 157.36 
Disciplinary Action (Personnel)
Health & Safety Code 773
TAC §157.36
February 12, 2017
25 TAC, 157.37 
Certification or Licensure of Persons with Criminal Backgrounds
Occupations Code, Chapter 53

TAC §157.37

July 6, 2010
25 TAC, 157.38 
Continuing Education
Health & Safety Code 773

TAC §157.38

February 12, 2017
25 TAC, 157.39 
Comprehensive Clinical Management Program
Health & Safety Code 773

TAC §157.39

December 27, 2007
25 TAC, 157.40 
Paramedic Licensure
Health & Safety Code 773

TAC §157.40

 August 31, 2006
157.41 
Automated External Defibrillators
Health & Safety Code 779

TAC §157.41

September 11, 2011
25 TAC, 157.43 
Course Coordinator
Health & Safety Code 773

TAC §157.43

February 12, 2017
25 TAC, 157.44 
EMS Instructor
Health & Safety Code 773

TAC §157.44

February 12, 2017
25 TAC, 157.49
Emergency Medical Information Operator (EMD)
Health & Safety Code 773

TAC §157.49

September 11, 2011



Adopted Designation Rules


RuleAuthorizing Statute Texas Administrative Code Effective Date 
25 TAC 133.181, Subchapter J
Hospital Level of Care Designations for Neonatal and Maternal Care Purpose
Health and Safety Code, Chapter 241, Subchapter H
TAC §133.181
June 9, 2016 
 25 TAC 133.182, Subchapter J
Hospital Level of Care Designations for Neonatal and Maternal Care Definitions
Health and Safety Code, Chapter 241, Subchapter HTAC §133.182
June 9, 2016 
25 TAC 133.183, Subchapter J
Hospital Level of Care Designations for Neonatal and Maternal Care General Requirements
Health and Safety Code, Chapter 241, Subchapter H
TAC §133.183
June 9, 2016 
25 TAC 133.184, Subchapter J
Hospital Level of Care Designations for Neonatal and Maternal Care Designation Process
Health and Safety Code, Chapter 241, Subchapter H

TAC §133.184

June 9, 2016 
25 TAC 133.185, Subchapter J
Hospital Level of Care Designations for Neonatal and Maternal Care Program Requirements
Health and Safety Code, Chapter 241, Subchapter H
TAC §133.185June 9, 2016 
25 TAC 133.186, Subchapter J
Hospital Level of Care Designations for Neonatal and Maternal Care Neonatal Designation Level I
Health and Safety Code, Chapter 241, Subchapter H

TAC §133.186

June 9, 2016 
25 TAC 133.187, Subchapter J
Hospital Level of Care Designations for Neonatal and Maternal Care Neonatal Designation Level II
Health and Safety Code, Chapter 241, Subchapter H

TAC §133.187

June 9, 2016 
25 TAC 133, Subchapter J
Hospital Level of Care Designations for Neonatal and Maternal Care Neonatal Designation Level III
Health and Safety Code, Chapter 241, Subchapter H

TAC §133.188

June 9, 2016 
 25 TAC 133.189, Subchapter J
Hospital Level of Care Designations for Neonatal and Maternal Care Neonatal Designation Level IV
Health and Safety Code, Chapter 241, Subchapter H

TAC §133.189

June 9, 2016 
 25 TAC 133.190, Subchapter J
Hospital Level of Care Designations for Neonatal and Maternal Care Survey Team
Health and Safety Code, Chapter 241, Subchapter H

TAC §133.190

June 9, 2016 
25 TAC, 157.2 
Definitions

Health & Safety Code 
773.111 - .124

TAC §157.2

September 1, 2000 
25 TAC, 157.122 
Trauma Service Areas

Health & Safety Code 
773.111 - .124

TAC §157.122

September 1, 2000 
25 TAC, 157.123 
Regional Emergency Medical Services/Trauma Systems

Health & Safety Code 
773.111 - .124

TAC §157.123

September 1, 2000 
25 TAC, 157.125 
Requirements for Trauma Facility Designation

Health & Safety Code 
773.111 - .124

TAC §157.125

September 1, 2007
Attachment:  
Level III Criteria

Health & Safety Code 
773.111 - .124

TAC §157.125(x)
September 1, 2007
Attachment:  
Level III Standards

Health & Safety Code 
773.111 - .124

TAC §157.125(x)(1)

September 1, 2007
Attachment:  
Level III Audit Filters

Health & Safety Code 
773.111 - .124

TAC §157.125(x)(2)

September 1, 2007
Attachment:  
Level IV Criteria

Health & Safety Code 
773.111 - .124

TAC §157.125(y)

September 1, 2007
Attachment:  
Level IV Standards

Health & Safety Code 
773.111 - .124

TAC §157.125(y)(1)

September 1, 2007
Attachment:  
Level IV Audit Filters

Health & Safety Code 
773.111 - .124

TAC §157.125(y)(2)

September 1, 2007
25 TAC, 157.128 
Denial, Suspension, and Revocation of Trauma Facility Designation

Health & Safety Code 
773.111 - .124

TAC §157.128

September 1, 2007
25 TAC, 157.130 
Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Care System Account and Emergency Medical Services, Trauma Facilities, and Trauma Care System Fund

Health & Safety Code 
773.111 - .124

TAC §157.130

December 20, 2001
25 TAC, 157.131 
Designated Trauma Facility and Emergency Medical Services Account

Health & Safety Code 780

TAC §157.131

July 29, 2004
25 TAC, 157.132 
Regional Trauma Account
 

TAC §157.132

August 10, 2008
25 TAC, 157.133
Requirements for Stroke Facility Designation
 

TAC §157.133

August 30, 2009



 































 

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