American Heart Month

Heart disease is a catchall phrase for a variety of conditions that affect the heart’s structure and function1. This month we’re spotlighting American Heart Month in an effort to increase awareness about heart disease, as well as remind Texas Children’s Health Plan providers to encourage their patients to adopt healthy lifestyles. It’s important to inform your patients that heart disease can be prevented by incorporating healthy choices and managing health conditions. Share the following information with your patients as part [...]

Opioid Abuse CME

Texas Children’s Health Plan Is Offering Free Online Combating Opioid Abuse CME/CNE

Combating Opioid Abuse CME Series Provided by Texas Children’s Hospital and presented by Texas Children’s Health Plan. The Opioid Epidemic and SBIRT This course addresses the epidemiology of the opioid epidemic nationally and locally, as well as effective health care and public health responses. Tackling the Opioid Crisis; Effects on the Neonate Identify newborns at risk for NAS/NOWS, recognize the symptoms of NAS and discuss treatment options, and learn potential long-term sequelae of fetal exposure to opioids. Tackling the Opioid Crisis: An OB Perspective This class [...]

May 30 CME “Autism — Not Just a Checklist”

Save the date Texas Children’s Health Plan Grand Rounds CME Series Autism – Not Just a Checklist Target Audience: Texas Children’s Health Plan contracted behavioral health providers. Educational methods will include lectures with question and answer sessions. This activity is approved for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category I Credit(s). Thursday, May 30, 2019 5:30 p.m. Registration and Dinner 6 p.m. Scientific Session Activity Director: Lia Rodriguez, MD, FAAP Medical Director, Texas Children’s Health Plan Speakers: Bob Voigt, MD Chief of Services, Developmental Pediatrics Director, Autism Center, Texas Children’s [...]

Telemedicine and Telehealth Webinar

On October 26, 2018, TMHP will host a live webinar to present a high-level overview of Telemedicine and Telehealth services and resources available to providers. Topics covered in the webinar will include: Reimbursements Places of service Provider Types Procedure codes and modifiers Documentation requirements Resources The Telemedicine and Telehealth Services webinar will introduce providers to information and reference materials that can improve their experience with Medicaid. Follow the link below to register: After registering, a confirmation email will be sent with information about joining the webinar.  For more information, [...]

Save the Date! September 12, 2018

Save the Date Grand Rounds CME Series:  Disparities in Care September 12, 2018 Event will be broadcasted. Additional event information to come. Stay up-to-date by checking Provided by Texas Children’s Hospital and presented by Texas Children’s Health Plan

Texas Pediatric Society Sponsors MOC Qualified Project: Improving Pediatric Asthma Care in Texas

The Texas Pediatric Society and American Academy of Pediatrics are helping pediatric practices in Houston with an asthma quality improvement project that qualifies for American Board of Pediatrics Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part 2 and Part 4 credit. If you are interested in finding out more about this exciting project and/or considering participation, contact Kellie Dees at the Texas Pediatric Society. Her email is Act now! The deadline to enroll is April 25, 2018.