Texas Family Code requires DFPS to ensure certain children taken into conservatorship receive a medical examination from a physician or other health care provider after three days.
DFPS has issued a report on the statewide implementation of the three-day medical examination, including compliance in each region of the state
- Evaluation of Medical Exam Requirements: Initial Medical Exam in Three Days (pdf)
- Appendix 1 – Medicaid Select Acute Medical Care Among Foster Care Population within 14 Days (spreadsheet)
- Appendix 2 – Summary of Children Removed from October 2018 to September 2019 (spreadsheet)
- Appendix 3 – Map of CPS Regions (pdf)