Provider Alert! Infection Control Supplies Procedure Code S8301 No Longer a BenefitTexas Children's Health Plan
Date: May 16, 2023
Attention: All Providers
Effective Date: May 12, 2023
Call to action:
Texas Children Health Plan (TCHP) would like to inform providers that effective with the end of the federal public health emergency (PHE) on May 11, 2023, the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) will end multiple temporary flexibilities related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Providers should be aware that this change impacts coverage and reimbursement for procedure code S8301for infection control supplies.
Effective for dates of service on or after May 12, 2023, infection control supplies procedure code S8301 will no longer be a benefit of Texas Medicaid.
How this impacts providers:
Effective for dates of service on or after May 12, 2023, claims for procedure code S8301, infection control supplies, will not be reimbursed to providers.
Next steps for providers:
Providers are encouraged to share this communication with their staff.
If you have any questions, please email Provider Relations at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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