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TITLE 25HEALTH SERVICES
PART 1DEPARTMENT OF STATE HEALTH SERVICES
CHAPTER 56FAMILY PLANNING
RULE §56.2Definitions

The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, shall have the following meanings.

  (1) Client--Any individuals seeking assistance from a Department of State Health Services contractor or provider to meet their family planning goals.

  (2) Commission--The Texas Health and Human Services Commission.

  (3) Contraception--Any United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved means of pregnancy prevention. Methods include permanent methods and temporary methods.

  (4) Department--The Department of State Health Services.

  (5) Family planning services may include:

    (A) health history and physical;

    (B) counseling and education;

    (C) laboratory testing;

    (D) provision of a contraceptive method; and

    (E) referrals for additional services as needed.

  (6) Intended pregnancy--Pregnancy a woman reports as desired at the time of conception.

  (7) Medicaid--Title XIX of the Social Security Act.

  (8) Provider--Any entity that receives department or Title XIX funding to provide family planning services.

  (9) Region--Any of the public health service regions established by the Department of State Health Services.

  (10) Title XIX family planning program--Family planning services provided under Title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act, 42 United States Code §1396 et seq.


Source Note: The provisions of this §56.2 adopted to be effective February 13, 2003, 28 TexReg 1187; amended to be effective June 22, 2008, 33 TexReg 4672; amended to be effective June 17, 2014, 39 TexReg 4656

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