OB/GYNs

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Provider Alert!

Provider Alert! Providers who are leaving the TCHP Participating Provider Network

Attention: All Providers Effective Date: State Fiscal QTR 3 & 4 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 and its continued governmental Emergency Declaration. CHANGES TO THE TCHP PARTICIPATING PROVIDER NETWORK The following is a list of providers and practitioners that have left and/or will be [...]

Provider Alert! Medicaid, STAR Kids, CHIP, and CHIP Perinatal eligibility during COVID-19

Attention: All providers Effective Date: July 31, 2020 – October 23, 2020 The content in this message will remain in effect through October 23, 2020 as announced by the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC). TCHP COVID-19 Utilization Management Procedure and provider alerts can be found here: http://www.thecheckup.org/provider-alerts/ 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 [...]

Provider Alert! Provider enrollment re-validation due dates extended in response to COVID-19

Attention: All Providers Effective Date: July 31, 2020 The content in this message will remain in effect through October 23, 2020 as announced by the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC). TCHP COVID-19 Utilization Management Procedure and provider alerts can be found here: http://www.thecheckup.org/provider-alerts/ 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 [...]

Provider Alert! COVID-19 UPDATE ALERT #4 – Telemedicine Services – Physicians, BH, FQHC and RHC Providers

Attention: All Providers Effective Date: July 31, 2020   The content in this message on Rural Health Clinics as telehealth and telemedicine sites, telephone (audio-only) behavioral health services, and telephone (audio-only) medical services will remain in effect through October 23, 2020 as announced by the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC). TCHP COVID-19 Utilization Management Procedure and provider alerts can be found here: http://www.thecheckup.org/provider-alerts/ Providers should monitor the Texas Children’s Health Plan (TCHP) Provider Portal regularly for alerts and updates associated to the [...]

Provider Alert! COVID-19 Guidance for FMSAs and CDS Employers

Attention: FMSA Providers Effective Date: July 31, 2020 The content in this message will remain in effect through October 23, 2020 as announced by the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC). TCHP COVID-19 Utilization Management Procedure and provider alerts can be found here: http://www.thecheckup.org/provider-alerts/ 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 [...]

Provider Alert: Guidance on Appeals and Fair Hearing Requests due to COVID-19

Attention: All Providers Effective Date: July 31, 2020 The content in this message on MCO Appeal Determinations expired on July 31, 2020. The remaining content will remain in effect through October 23, 2020 as announced by the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC). TCHP COVID-19 Utilization Management Procedure and provider alerts can be found here: http://www.thecheckup.org/provider-alerts/ 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 [...]

Provider Alert! The Texas Office of the Inspector General (OIG) extends deadlines due to COVID-19

Attention: All Providers Effective Date: July 31, 2020 The information on Nursing Facility MDS authorization extensions contained in this message will remain in effect through October 23, 2020 as announced by the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC).  TCHP COVID-19 Utilization Management Procedure and provider alerts can be found here: http://www.thecheckup.org/provider-alerts/ 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 [...]

Provider Alert! Texas Health Steps (THSteps) and CHIP medical checkups via remote delivery

Attention: All Providers and Pharmacies Effective Date: Effective Date: Dates of Service May 7, 2020 – October 23, 2020   The content in this message will remain in effect through October 23, 2020 as announced by the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC). . TCHP COVID-19 Utilization Management Procedure and provider alerts can be found here: http://www.thecheckup.org/provider-alerts/ 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 [...]

Provider Alert! COVID-19 Disaster Declaration – COVID-19 Testing expanded to include Out-of- Network (OON) Laboratories

Attention: All Providers Effective Date: NEW update for dates of service on or after June 25, 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: Quest Diagnostics (Quest) is TCHP’s exclusive lab provider.  Quest is continuously working to expand their capacity for COVID-19 testing and ensure [...]

Provider Alert!

Provider Alert! Hypertension intervention campaign, Release the Pressure

Attention: All Providers Effective Date: July 20, 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 invite you to participate in a new campaign, launched by several healthcare organizations, focused on helping black women learn more [...]