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2012 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Volume 1, General Information : Appendix C: HIV/AIDS : C.2 Model Workplace Guidelines for Businesses, State Agencies, and State Contractors : C.2.2 Authority

C.2.2
Governance for this policy is found in Vernon’s Texas Codes Annotated, HSC §85.010, “Educational Course for Employees and Clients of Health Care Facilities”; §85.111, “Education of State Employees”; §85.112, “Workplace Guidelines”; and §85.113, “Workplace Guidelines for State Contractors.”
The model workplace guidelines, developed by the DSHS HIV/Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Comprehensive Services Branch, as required by HSC §85.012, “Model Workplace Guidelines,” and adopted as HIV/STD Policy No. 090.021, are considered the minimum standards for the development of guidelines for state agencies. This policy also serves as the minimum standard for contractors of certain designated state agencies and organizations funded by those state agencies (HSC §85.113).
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These guidelines are also the standard for health-care facilities licensed by DSHS and the Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) as stated in HSC §85.010, “Educational Course for Employees and Clients of Health Care Facilities.”

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