The board, with the advice of and in consultation with the governing board, committee,
and Texas-based professional associations of physicians and physician assistants,
(1) adopt rules and policies as necessary to implement the program, including:
(A) policies for assessments under the program and guidelines for the validity of
a referral to the program;
(B) policies and guidelines for initial contacts used to determine if there is a need
for a physician or physician assistant to complete a clinically appropriate evaluation
or to enter treatment, including policies and guidelines for arrangements for that
evaluation or treatment; and
(C) policies and guidelines for interventions conducted under the program; and
(2) define applicable guidelines for the management of substance abuse disorders,
psychiatric disorders, and physical illnesses and impairments.
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