HB 1976

85(R) - 2017
House Public Health
House Public Health
Health & Human Services

Companion Bill

SB 55

Vote Recommendation

  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral


J.D. Sheffield

Bill Caption

Relating to a study of the use of a patient-reported outcomes registry in conjunction with health coverage for certain governmental employees.   

Fiscal Notes

From the LBB: No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated. 

Bill Analysis

This bill would require the Teacher and Employees Retirement Systems of Texas to jointly conduct a study of the benefits and disadvantages of establishing a patient-reported outcomes registry for musculoskeletal care provided under their health care plans. These systems would be required to report whether establishing the registry would be beneficial and effective.   

Vote Recommendation Notes

This bill does not appear to have a connection to our liberty principles, therefore we remain neutral.