Sec. 34.019: Data Collection

The task force, under the direction of the department, shall annually collect information relating to maternity care and postpartum depression in this state. The information must be based on statistics for the preceding year and include the:

(1) number of births by Medicaid recipients;

(2) number of births by women with health benefit plan coverage;

(3) number of Medicaid recipients screened for postpartum depression;

(4) number of women screened for postpartum depression under health benefit plan coverage;

(5) number of women treated for postpartum depression under health benefit plan coverage;

(6) number of women screened for postpartum depression under the Healthy Texas Women program;

(7) number of women treated for postpartum depression under the Healthy Texas Women program;

(8) number of claims for postpartum depression treatment paid by the Healthy Texas Women program;

(9) number of claims for postpartum depression treatment rejected by the Healthy Texas Women program;

(10) postpartum depression screening and treatment billing codes and the number of claims for each billing code under the Healthy Texas Women program;

(11) average number of days from the date of a postpartum depression screening to the date the patient begins treatment under Medicaid;

(12) average number of days from the date of a postpartum depression screening to the date the patient begins treatment under the Healthy Texas Women program;

(13) number of women who screened positive for postpartum depression under Medicaid and the average number of days following childbirth for the screening to occur;

(14) number of women who screened positive for postpartum depression under health benefit plan coverage and the average number of days following childbirth for the screening to occur; and

(15) number of women who screened positive for postpartum depression under the Healthy Texas Women program and the average number of days following childbirth for the screening to occur.

Comments

Added by Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 973 (S.B. 748), Sec. 4, eff. September 1, 2019.