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Psychologists And Licensed Counselors

Summaries

KP-0198
Ken Paxton

Board of Examiners of Psychologists rule must not be inconsistent with relevant statute|Submission of bill to third-party payer by licensed psychologist for test conducted by supervisee|Insurance fraud - Penal Code section 35.02 sets out offense of

GA-0944
Greg Abbott

Adult patient’s childhood, Family Code subsection 261.101(b) does not require professional to report abuse or neglect that professional believes occurred during an adult patient\\'s childhood|Abuse or neglect that a professional believes occurred during an adult patient’s childhood, professional is not required under subsection 261.101(b) of the Family Code to report

GA-1025
Greg Abbott

Occupations Code section 501.004 - a university is not required to use the official title of \\"psychologist\\" or \\"psychological associate\\" when describing employees in order for those employees\\' activities and services to be exempt from the Psychologists\\' Licensing Act|Occupations Code section 501.004 - a university could employ a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology as a psychologist or psychological associate, and the activities or services performed within the scope of that employment would be exempt under|Occupations Code section 501.004 - a university subject to section 501.004 could employ a Licensed Specialist in School Psychology as a psychologist or psychological associate, and that individual\\'s activities or services performed within the scope of the employment would be exempt

GA-1088
Greg Abbott

Mental health records of patients of a psychologist placed in the custody of the State Board of Examiners of Psychologists by a court order are likely not state records under Government Code chapter 441|State Board of Examiners of Psychologists has discretion to determine how to destroy records that are not state records under Government Code chapter 441 in a manner that fully protects the identity and privacy of the patients who are the subject of the records

GA-1089
Greg Abbott

Funding and provision of health care services covered by Medicaid; 2 models, the traditional model and the managed care model|The Health and Human Services Commission is responsible for administering the state\\'s Medicaid Program, which is a federal-state program providing health-care services for low-income individuals|Reimbursement for behavioral health services under Texas Medicaid Reimbursement Methodology|The Texas Health and Human Services Commission does not operate under the Insurance Code. It is the state agency that administers the state\\'s Medicaid program for individuals who cannot afford insurance.

DM-0321
Dan Morales

Psychologist's license necessary to practice psychotherapy, hypnosis, hypnotherapy, or biofeedback for compensation|Psychotherapy, hypnosis, hypnotherapy, or biofeedback, individual may not practice for compensation unless licensed as psychologist|Psychotherapy, hypnosis, hypnotherapy, or biofeedback for compensation, authority of Board to enjoin unlicensed practice of

JC-0321
John Cornyn

Psychologist or psychological associate, activity or service that is within scope of employment by governmental agency or regionally accredited institution of higher education is not subject to Psychologists' Licensing Act (Overrules Tex. Att'y Gen. Op. |License to practice psychology, activity or service that is within the scope of employment by governmental agency or regionally accredited institution of higher education is not subject to Psychologists' Licensing Act (Overrules Tex. Att'y Gen. Op. No. J|Governmental agency or regionally accredited institution of higher education, job-related activity of employee who is licensed psychologist or psychological associate is not subject to Psychologists' Licensing Act (Overrules Tex. Att'y Gen. Op. No. JM-12

JM-1247
Jim Mattox

Exempt from statutory licensing and certification requirements, person who would otherwise be submits self to jurisdiction of Board of Examiners of Psychologists once he or she becomes licensed or certified as psychologist|Exempt from statutory licensing and certification requirements, person who would otherwise be submits self to Board's jurisdiction once he or she becomes licensed or certified as psychologist