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TITLE 25HEALTH SERVICES
PART 1DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES
CHAPTER 157EMERGENCY MEDICAL CARE
SUBCHAPTER AEMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES - PART A
RULE §157.4Audits

(a) The department may randomly and for cause audit the records relating to licensing or certification of individuals and/or entities which are currently certified or licensed by the department or which have applied for certification or licensure by the department.

(b) The department may automatically audit certified or licensed EMS personnel or entities shown to be non-compliant in an immediately preceding audit.

(c) Failure to notify the department of a current mailing address shall not absolve the certificant, licensee or entity from audit requirements.

(d) Within 20 business days following notification of audit, certified or licensed EMS personnel or licensed entities shall submit documentation as specified by the department to verify compliance with any requirement set forth in Chapter 773 of the Texas Health and Safety Code or of the rules in this title.

(e) Falsification of documentation shall be cause for reprimand, probation, suspension, or revocation of a certificate, license, provider license or EMS program/course approval in accordance with §157.16 of this title (relating to Emergency Suspension, Suspension, Probation, Revocation or Denial of a Provider License); and/or §157.32 of this title (relating to Emergency Medical Services Education Program and Course Approval); and/or §157.34 of this title (relating to Recertification); and/or §157.36 of this title (relating to Criteria for Denial and Disciplinary Actions for EMS Personnel and Voluntary Surrender of a Certificate or License); and/or §157.38 of this title (relating to Continuing Education); and/or §157.43 of this title (relating to Course Coordinator Certification); and/or §157.44 of this title (relating to Emergency Medical Service Instructor Certification).


Source Note: The provisions of this §157.4 adopted to be effective June 1, 2004, 29 TexReg 4492

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