|How to avoid extra COVID-19 testing charges
Texans who want a test for COVID-19 can likely avoid unnecessary charges by taking a few steps first.
POSTED JULY 07, 2020
|New team steps up TDI focus on health insurance issues
A new Texas Department of Insurance team will identify and quickly resolve issues involving health insurers.
POSTED JULY 02, 2020
|Texas Health Care Providers Indicted for Drug Distribution, Conspiracy, and Fraud
Three Arlington, Texas health care providers will face trial for conspiracy to distribute controlled substances and mail fraud. On June 17, 2020, a federal grand jury returned indictments against Dr. Clinton Battle, his nurse practitioner Donna Green, and his medical assistant Yajaira Lopez.
POSTED JUNE 29, 2020
|TDI extends telemedicine emergency rule into September
The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) is extending a requirement that insurers cover telemedicine services, including mental health visits, at the same rate as in-person visits. An emergency rule in place since March helps doctors across Texas treat their patients and limit the spread of COVID-19.
POSTED JUNE 24, 2020 7:00 AM
|Insurance tips following South Texas storms
If your home was damaged by the severe weather, contact your insurance company or agent to file a claim as soon as possible. These tips will help make the process go smoother.
POSTED MAY 26, 2020 7:00 AM
|Why you should talk to your doctor before taking a COVID antibody test
The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) urges Texans considering a COVID-19 antibody test to first check with their doctor and insurance company to avoid surprise bills.
POSTED MAY 21, 2020 8:15 AM
|How our IT team pulled off the work-from-home transition
At TDI, the switch to telework was smooth and speedy for most employees, thanks to an immense effort by ITS to get hundreds of new remote employees up and running in record time.
POSTED MAY 13, 2020 12:01 AM
|DWC Offers Texas Employers Online Safety Consultations
The way we work has changed, but our mission is still the same. Because of changes brought on by COVID-19, the Texas OSHA Consultation Program is now providing online consultations.
POSTED MAY 01, 2020
|Insurance tips following East Texas storms
If your home was damaged by the tornado and severe weather, contact your insurance company or agent to file a claim as soon as possible. These tips will help make the process go smoother.
POSTED APRIL 23, 2020
|TDI extends start of updated coastal building code
The Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) issued an emergency rule, effective immediately, to move the start date of the new coastal building code from April 1 to September 1, 2020. The change was made in response to business disruptions caused by the COVID-19 outbreak.
POSTED APRIL 03, 2020