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

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

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

Training

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

THCIC Inpatient/ Outpatient Self-Paced Training

THCIC is now offering self-paced training.  These THCIC training classes accessible 24/7, allowing you to learn at your own pace and in your own time. This online training is designated for you to go through training at your own pace.  If you have questions or need assistance, please email training here

To attend this training, you will have to register with our portal with your email address and a password.  The instructions are here.  Also, instructions on how to navigate the system the instructions are here

Please note, after the presentation you will have a quiz and survey to complete.  Once this is completed you will be able to print a certificate that you have attended this training.  Please keep these certificates for your records.

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.  Please note the training time is central standard time (CST).

9 AM
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - Outpatient Claim Entry/Claim Correction
1 PM
Wednesday, December 1, 2021 - Inpatient Claim Entry/Claim Correction
9 AMWednesday, December 8, 2021 - Outpatient Submitter/Claim Correction
1 PMWednesday, December 8, 2021 - Inpatient Submitter/Claim Correction
9 AMWednesday, December 15, 2021 - Outpatient Certification
11 AMWednesday, December 15, 2021 - Inpatient Certification

We only offer 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 phone line.

To register, if you have questions or need assistance, please contact THCIC by e-mail. 

THCIC Calendar

System13 Support Videos - Videos that provide assistance in submission, correction and certification of data.

Last updated November 24, 2021