The Texas Health Care Information Collection (THCIC) provides training on the submission, correction and certification of facility outpatient /inpatient discharge data.

THCIC provides online training for outpatient/inpatient data collection. The requirements to receive this training on-line are a phone line and a Internet service provider (ISP); broadband connection recommended. THCIC will not offer onsite training at the Austin, Texas headquarters.

Inpatient (I) and Outpatient (O) are training presentations specific to inpatient or outpatient facilities.

Trainings Offered:

Claim Entry, Training presentation for manual data entry of outpatient claims via THCIC system I O

Claim Correction, Training presentation for data correction via THCIC system I O

Submitter, Training presentation on uploading electronic files into the THCIC system I O

Reports, Training presentation on downloading reports (FER, Hardcopy, Summary, Data Analysis) these reports are available only on data that is currently in the THCIC system I O

Inpatient Certification, Inpatient training presentation for data certification via THCIC system

Outpatient Certification, Outpatient training presentation for data certification via THCIC system

THCIC Inpatient/ Outpatient Self-Paced Training

THCIC is now offering self-paced training. These THCIC training classes accessible 24/7, allowing you to learn at your own pace and in your own time. This online training is designated for you to go through training at your own pace. If you have questions or need assistance, email training at THCIC Training

To attend this training, you will have to register with our portal with your email address and a password. View registration instructions. Also, find instructions on how to navigate the system

Note that after the presentation you will have a quiz and survey to complete. Once this is completed you will be able to print a certificate that you have attended this training. Please keep these certificates for your records.

On-Line Outpatient/ Inpatient Data Submission and Correction Training

Select the training below and send an e-mail to request the specific training. On the e-mail, put the following information: training requestor's name(s), e-mail(s), phone number and THCIC ID. Note that the training time is central standard time (CST).

Time Date Training Link
9:00 AM Wednesday, October 4, 2023 Outpatient Certification
11:00 AM Wednesday, October 4, 2023 Inpatient Certification
9:00 AM Wednesday, October 11, 2023 Outpatient Claim Entry/Claim Correction
1:00 PM Wednesday, October 11, 2023 Inpatient Claim Entry/Claim Correction
9:00 AM Wednesday, October 18, 2023 Outpatient Submitter/Claim Correction
1:00 PM Wednesday, October 18, 2023 Inpatient Submitter/Claim Correction

We only offer online training. In order to participate in the online training, you must have access to an Internet service provider (ISP); broadband connection recommended and a phone line.

To register, if you have questions or need assistance, contact THCIC by e-mail. 

THCIC Calendar

System13 Support Videos - Videos that provide assistance in submission, correction and certification of data.