" /> TDLR Asking For COVID-19 Based Changes – EastTexasRadio.com
Momentum Polaris Spring Sales Event 2020
Sandlin – Find New Roads – It’s All About You Aug 2017
Lakes Regional Community Center Header
Mark Patrick Header Virtual 2020
Morrell banner
Hess Lawn Mower Header
cypress basin hospice
Access Financial Group

TDLR Asking For COVID-19 Based Changes

The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation is making preparations in case the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

The Department of Licensing and Regulation plans to ask lawmakers during the 2021 legislative session to allow telehealth as a treatment option permanently. When the pandemic shut down the state, Governor Abbott had to approve telehealth services temporarily.
Agency spokeswoman Tela Mange says before that approval came, a lot of people couldn’t get the treatment they needed. Making it a permanent option, she thinks it’ll help patients even if we’re not in a pandemic.

TDLR will also ask amendment of the Texas Open Meetings Act to allow for videoconferencing as a meeting option.