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RULE §48.6058 Cost-Effective Purchases of Medical Supplies

Published: 2015

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The Home and Community Support Services agency must:   (1) prior to the selection of medical supplies, obtain comparative price quotes or use a price list to document prices of the medical supplies from a minimum of three suppliers, document the basis for selection and for those selected, document in the vendor records the names of the suppliers from whom all quotes/price lists were obtained, the amount of the quotes/price lists, the items for which the quotes/price lists were requested, and the dates the quotes/price lists were obtained; or   (2) at least annually select supplies based on the lowest prices from the quotes/price list for the main types of supplies that the agency has been purchasing, and document the justification of the selection, including cost, delivery time of item, and record of quality services.

Source Note: The provisions of this §48.6058 adopted to be effective September 1, 1998, 23 TexReg 8473; amended to be effective November 1, 1999, 24 TexReg 9310