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Relating to authority of the Travis County Healthcare District to
appoint, contract for, or employ physicians.
No fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
HB 2976 would allow the board of the Travis County Healthcare District to appoint, contract for or employ physicians for a maximum of four years as the board considers necessary for the efficient operation of the district.
The bill would additionally include some provisions relating to procedural requirements of the district and the medical executive board, including required policies to be adopted and developed and reporting requirements.
Texas Action remains neutral on HB 2976. This bill is procedural in nature and does not appear to affect our liberty principles.