Texas Regulatory Update: Reporting on News and Issues for Texas Regulated Entities


TDHCA Appoints New Executive Director & Announces $79.5 Million in Tax Credit Allocations

Bobby Wilkinson was named the Executive Director of The Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA), effective August 15th.  As Executive Director, Mr. Wilkson will be responsible for day-to-day oversight of TDHCA and for directing and managing its many programs.  Mr. Wilkinson most recently served as Deputy Budget Director for the Budget and Policy Division of the Office of the Texas Governor and has served as a housing policy advisor to Governor Abbott since 2015.

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Texas Attorney General Announces $235.9 Million Medicaid Fraud Settlement with Xerox

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced a $235.9 million settlement with Xerox Corp. and its former subsidiaries resolving a May 2014 lawsuit filed by the Texas Attorney General’s Office (OAG) under the Texas Medicaid Fraud Prevention Act (TMFPA), State of Texas v. Xerox Corp. et al., Cause No. D-1-GV-14-000581, in the 353rd Judicial District Court of Travis County, Texas.

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Medicare Recoupment Ruling Defies Pro-Provider Trend

Austin Partner Kent Hofmann authored an article for Law360 examining a recent order out of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida that went against a developing trend of success for in administrative appeals Medicare providers that have obtained injunctive relief to prevent recoupment from Medicare revenues.

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