(a) The office shall operate the ombudsman program under Subchapter D.
(b) The public counsel shall assign staff attorneys, as the public counsel considers appropriate, to supervise the work of the ombudsman program and advise ombudsmen in providing assistance to claimants and preparing for informal and formal hearings.
(c) The office shall coordinate services provided by the ombudsman program with services provided by the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services.
Added by Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. 265 (H.B. 7), § 3.016, eff. September 1, 2005.