Provider Alerts! Prior Authorization Updates
Date: November 7, 2022
Attention: All Providers
Effective date: September 1, 2022
Providers should monitor the Texas Children’s Health Plan (TCHP) Provider Portal regularly for alerts and updates associated to 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 of updates to the prior authorization lists.
How this impacts providers: The updates are as follows:
- Effective August 22, 2022: Targeted Case Management and Mental Health Rehabilitation Services no longer requires prior authorization
- Effective September 1,2022: Case Management for Children and Pregnant Women carve-in requires a prior authorization
Next steps for providers: Providers should become familiar with the prior authorization guidelines and check them regularly for further updates.
Click here for Prior Authorization Requirements
Links to provider alerts previously posted:
Targeted Case Management and Mental Health Rehabilitation Services: http://www.thecheckup.org/2022/08/31/provider-alert-prior-authorization-is-no-longer-required-for-mental-health-targeted-case-management-and-mental-health-rehabilitative-services/
Case Management for Children and Pregnant Women carve-in: http://www.thecheckup.org/2022/10/06/provider-alert-case-management-for-children-and-pregnant-women-cpw-carve-in-4/
If you have any questions, please email Provider Network Management at: email@example.com.