Provider Alert! Second Quarter 2022 HCPCS Updates for Texas Medicaid

Provider Alert!

Provider Alert! Second Quarter 2022 HCPCS Updates for Texas Medicaid

Date: July 27, 2022

Attention: All Providers

Effective Date: July 1, 2022

Providers should monitor the Texas Children’s Health Plan (TCHP) Provider Portal regularly for alerts and updates associated with the COVID-19 event. TCHP reserves the right to update and/or change this information without prior notice due to the evolving nature of the COVID-19 event.

Call to action: Texas Children’s Health Plan (TCHP) would like to inform providers that Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) implemented the second quarter 2022 Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) additions, revisions, and discontinuations, which will be effective for dates of service on or after July 1, 2022.

How this impacts providers: The following drug procedure codes will be added as Medicaid benefits effective July 1 2022:

HCPCS Drug Name
C9094 Sutimlimab-jome
C9095 Tebentafusp-tebn
C9096 Filgrastim-ayow (Releuko)
C9097 Faricimab-svoa
J0739 Cabotegravir
J1306 Inclisiran
J1551 Immune globulin (cutaquig)
J2779 Ranibizumab, via intravitreal implant (susvimo)
J2998 Plasminogen tvmh 1mg
J3299 Triamcinolone acetonide (xipere)
J9331 Injection, sirolimus protein-bound particles
J9332 Injection, efgartigimod alfa-fcab
C9098 Ciltacabtagene autoleucel


Age limitations will apply for the following procedure codes:

Procedure Codes Client Age Limitation
C9094, C9095, J1306, J9331 18 years of age or older
J0739 10 years of age or older
J1551 2 years of age or older
J2356 12 years of age or older


  • Procedure code C9096, which is a granulocyte colony stimulating factor, will be restricted by diagnosis.
  • Refer to subsection 6.23, “Colony Stimulating Factors (Filgrastim, Pegfilgrastim, and Sargramostim),” in the current Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual, Outpatient Drug Services Handbook for a list of payable diagnosis codes for colony stimulating factors.
  • Procedure code J2356 will be restricted to diagnosis codes J4550 and J4551 for dates of service from July 1, 2022, through July 31, 2022.
  • Procedure code J2998 will be restricted to diagnosis code E8802.
  • Procedure code J9332 will be limited to clients who are 18 years of age or older and restricted to diagnosis codes G700 and G7001.

Next steps for providers: Providers are encouraged to share this communication with their staff.

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