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Provider Alert! HEDIS® Toolkits Provider Resource Reminder

Date: March 17, 2022 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. Regarding system configuration updates, TCHP will apply updates and reprocess impacted claims as soon as possible. However, due to volume, please allow up to sixty (60) business days to complete. Providers [...]

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Provider Alert! Prior Authorization Criteria for Aduhelm

Date: December 28, 2021 Attention: All Providers Effective Date: January 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: HHSC will add the drug Aduhelm (procedure code J0172) as of Jan. 1, 2022 and implement these criteria for fee-for-service Medicaid on Feb. 1, 2022. Key [...]

Provider Alert! Telehealth Services – PT/OT/ST Providers and COVID-19

Date: September 2, 2021 Attention: All providers. Effective Date: September 7, 2021 Providers should monitor the Texas Children’s Health Plan 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) supports the delivery of telehealth (non-physician-delivered) distant site services to its members, and we have implemented special waiver provisions for its [...]

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Provider Alert! Health and Human Services Required Forms 1733 and1735 for Consumer Directed Services, Service Option

table { border-collapse: collapse; }tr,td { border: solid thin; } Date: August 11, 2021 Attention: Financial Management Services Agencies (FMSA) Effective Date: July 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 remind our network Financial Management [...]

Provider Alert! Modifier CS: cost sharing for COVID-19 testing and visits

Date: August 11, 2021 Attention: All Providers Effective Date: July 27, 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: Modifier CS is not allowable when submitting a Medicaid or CHIP claim related to COVID-19 testing and visits related to testing. How this impacts providers: [...]

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Provider Alert! Health and Human Services Family Planning Program Overview

Date: August 3, 2021 Attention: Obstetric Care and Primary Care 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: Health and Human Services Family Planning Program assists with funding clinic sites across Texas to provide quality, comprehensive, low-cost and accessible family planning and reproductive [...]

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Provider Alert! Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Program Benefits

table { border-collapse: collapse; }tr,td { border: solid thin; } Date: August 3, 2021 Attention: Primary Care 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 remind providers of the Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program [...]

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Provider Alert! HHS Primary Health Care Services Program

Date: August 3, 2021 Attention: Primary Care 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 remind providers of the Primary Health Care (PHC) Services Program made available from Health and Human Services (HHS). Primary Health [...]

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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 has added a New code- J426

Date: December 17, 2021 Attention: Neurologists Effective Date: October 1, 2021 for Code J426 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: Update effective October 1, 2021, Amondys 45 new code J1426 is allowable with prior authorization for STAR, STAR KIDS, and CHIP. Texas Children’s Health [...]