Issue Date:
Revised Date: 2019-09-26

Legal Cites

Object Type

Cash — Health

Origin Date

1959 by the 56th Leg.

Description

To record initial license and renewal fees for hospitals. Fees are set by the executive commissioner by rule based on the number of beds in the hospital. Application, licensing and renewal fees from limited services rural hospital deposited to GR 0001.

The department may assess administrative penalties on hospitals in violation of the chapter (collected under Revenue Object 3770).

Due Date

Initial fee due at time of application; renewal every two years from date of issuance.

Deposit Funds

Note

Amended by S.B. 288, 68th Leg., R.S.

Amended by S.B. 207, 70th Leg., R.S.

Amended by S.B. 86, 73rd Leg., R.S.

Transferred from the Department of Health (501) to Department of State Health Services (537) by H.B. 2292, 78th Leg., R.S.

H.B. 2085, 76th Leg., R.S. increased the per bed fee from $10 to $15 and introduced the minimum fee. The bill removed the maximum fee of $10,000.

Fee collection changed from annually and set fee amounts deleted by S.B. 219, 84th Leg., R.S.

S.B. 200, 84th Leg., R.S. transferred program from Department of State Health Services (537) to the Health and Human Services Commission (529) under Government Code sec. 531.0201.

Limited services rural hospital fees added by S.B. 1621, 86th Leg., R.S.

USAS Values

Appropriation Year 20
USAS Title HEALTH CARE FACILITIES FEES
Receipt Category 12 – Health
Receipt Type 10 – Business/Professional Fees
Object Group 30 – Revenues
USAS Status A
Rev/Exp Category 01 – LICENSES, FEES, FINES, AND PENALTIES