• Mailing Address
    Dept. of State Health Services
    Center for Health Statistics, MC 1898
    PO Box 149347
    Austin, Texas 78714-9347

    Moreton Building, M-660
    1100 West 49th Street
    Austin, TX 78756

    Phone: 512-776-7261
    Fax: 512-776-7740
    Email: thcichelp@dshs.texas.gov


Texas Health Care Information Collection
Center for Health Statistics

Attention THCIC Stakeholders, Health Data Researchers and Healthcare Facilities, 

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency requirements THCIC staff will have limited access to providing responses and data requests.

The Texas Health Care Information Collection (THCIC) provides training on the submission, correction and certification of facility outpatient /inpatient discharge data.

THCIC provides online training for outpatient/inpatient data collection. The requirements to receive this training on-line are a phone line and a Internet service provider (ISP); broadband connection recommended. THCIC will not offer onsite training at the Austin, Texas headquarters.

Inpatient (I) and Outpatient (O) are training presentations specific to inpatient or outpatient facilities.

Trainings Offered:

Claim Entry, Training presentation for manual data entry of outpatient claims via THCIC system I O

Claim Correction, Training presentation for data correction via THCIC system I O

Submitter, Training presentation on uploading electronic files into the THCIC system I O

Reports, Training presentation on downloading reports (FER, Hardcopy, Summary, Data Analysis) these reports are available only on data that is currently in the THCIC system I O

Inpatient Certification, Inpatient training presentation for data certification via THCIC system

Outpatient Certification, Outpatient training presentation for data certification via THCIC system

On-Line Outpatient/ Inpatient Data Submission and Correction Training

Click the training below and send an e-mail to request the specific training. On the e-mail please put the following information: training requestor's name(s), e-mail(s), phone number and THCIC ID. 

9 AM Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - Outpatient Certification
11 AM Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - Inpatient Certification
9 AM Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - Outpatient Claim Entry/Claim Correction
1 PMWednesday, October 14, 2020 - Inpatient Claim Entry/Claim Correction
9 AMWednesday, October 21, 2020 - Outpatient Submitter/Claim Correction
1 PMWednesday, October 21, 2020 - Inpatient Submitter/Claim Correction
9 AM Wednesday, October 28, 2020 - Outpatient Certification
11 AMWednesday, October 28, 2020 - Inpatient Certification

We are only offering online training. In order to participate in the online training you must have access to a Internet service provider (ISP); broadband connection recommended and a telephone line.

To register contact THCIC by e-mail. If you have questions or need assistance please call 512-776-2352.

THCIC Calendar

If you have suggestions or comments, please submit them to THCIC.

Last updated September 30, 2020