The following lawyers testified in favor of House Bill 1536 during public testimony in front of the House Human Services Committee on March 19th.
Tony Canales, author of HB 1536, speaks about why the bill is needed and his experience litigating against the Office of Inspector General for his dental clients.
Fread Houston, former Director of Sanctions, HHSC Office of Inspector General, delineates publicly for the first time deep problems he saw within the Office of Inspector General. He also provided a written submission.
Dr. Robert Anderton, as both a dentist and an attorney who represents dentists, speaks about his support for the legislation and the concerns he has seen.
Anthony Goodall provides his client’s experience with the Office of Inspector General. He also provided a written submission.
Oscar Garcia presents why the legislation is necessary and how it compares with the Workers Compensation system.
William Durbin testifies in favor of HB 1536.