Monthly Archives - February 2016

Prevent Behavioral Health Readmissions

Prevent Behavioral Health Readmissions Poor access to prescribed medications after discharge is one of the most common reasons for behavioral health readmissions. One effective way to help ensure access to medications post-discharge is to obtain and verify prior authorization for the medications before discharge. Texas Children’s Health Plan follows the state of Texas Medicaid Guidelines for the use and approval of antipsychotics in children. Criteria for approval can be accessed here. If a patient does not meet criteria and the prior [...]