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Provider Alert! Reimbursement Reminder for Outpatient Surgical Procedure Codes

table { border-collapse: collapse; }tr,td { border: solid thin; } Date: June 4, 2021 Attention: All Providers 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 provide information to providers that TCHP follows Health and Human Services [...]

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Provider Alert! Amondys 45 Becomes a Benefit for Medicaid and CHIP

Attention: Neurologists Effective Date: June 1, 2021 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 would like to inform providers of a new benefit effective June 1, 2021. The Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) will cover Amondys 45 under [...]

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Provider Alert! Clinical Prior Authorization Updates for Epidiolex

table { border-collapse: collapse; }tr,td { border: solid thin; } Date: March 26, 2021 Attention: Neurologists Effective Date: May 11, 2021 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: Effective May 11, 2021, the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) will update the ICD-10 [...]

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Provider Alert! Clinical Prior Authorization Updates for Cytokine and CAM Antagonist Agents

table { border-collapse: collapse; }tr,td { border: solid thin; } Date: March 25, 2021 Attention: Gastroenterologists, Rheumatologists Effective Date: May 4, 2021 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: Effective May 4, 2021, the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) will update the [...]

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Provider Alert! Diabetes Awareness and Wellness Network (DAWN) Center

Date: March 18, 2021 Attention: Primary Care Providers and Endocrinologists 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) is happy to announce that we have partnered with the Diabetes Awareness and Wellness Network (DAWN) Center to serve as a [...]

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Provider Alert! Prior Authorization Requirements for Incontinence Supplies

Date: March 15, 2021 Attention: All Providers Effective Date: December 22, 2020 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 network providers of the prior authorization requirements for incontinence supplies.   How this impacts providers: Incontinence supplies (diapers, wipes, and under pads) may be considered for members age [...]

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Provider Alert! Subject: Prior Authorization Guideline updates for Private Duty Nursing (PDN)

Attention: All Providers Effective Date: March 1, 2021 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: TCHP would like to inform you of recent updates to the prior authorization requirements and the effective dates. Updates include the following: Private Duty Nursing, effective March 1, 2021: Nursing [...]

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Provider Alert! Attention: Behavioral Health Providers and inpatient facilities

Attention: Behavioral Health Providers and inpatient facilities 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 remind network providers that we require all members receiving inpatient psychiatric services to be scheduled prior to discharge for outpatient [...]

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Provider Alert! Colorectal Cancer Screening Benefit Criteria to Change for Texas Medicaid

Attention: PCPs and Oncologists Effective Date: March 1, 2021 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: Effective for dates of service on or after March 1, 2021, colorectal cancer screening benefit criteria will change for Texas Medicaid. Fecal occult blood tests, multi-targeted stool [...]

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Provider Alert! New Edit Implemented by Claims Processor, Change HealthCare

Attention: All Providers       Effective Date: February 1, 2021 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 network providers that beginning February 1, 2021, Change Health Care (CHC) will require the following information on all UB04 [...]