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Provider Alert!

Provider Alert! Online Authorization Platform is Now Operational

Date: January 13, 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 inform providers that utilize our online authorization platform; Health Trio this platform is restored and is now functional and accepting authroizations. How [...]

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Provider Alert! Essential Information for Prior Authorization Submission

Date: January 13, 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 remind network providers of the required information for a prior authorization submission. The Texas Standard Prior Authorization Form* including the following information: Member [...]

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

Date: January 7, 2021 Attention: All Provider Notice Effective Date: NEW update for dates of service on or after October 6, 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. The content in this message will remain in effect throughout the COVID-19 Disaster Declaration period as announced by [...]

Provider Alert! COVID-19 Procedure Codes for the Introduction of Infusion of Therapeutics

Date: January 6, 2021 Attention: All Providers Effective Date: For dates of service on or after August 1, 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) aligns with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in response to [...]

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Provider Alert! Addition of Bamlanivimab and Casirivimab/Imdevimab as a Texas Medicaid Benefit and for FDA Emergency Use Authorization

Attention: All Providers       Effective Date: November 9, 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 would like to inform network providers that Texas Medicaid has added two medications, bamlanivimab and casirivimab/imdevimab, as outpatient benefits in response to the COVID-19 [...]

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Provider Alert! Healthy Texas Women Program Launches Enhanced Postpartum Care Services

Attention: Chemical dependency treatment facilities, opioid treatment programs, licensed professional counselors, licensed clinical social workers, psychologists and psychology groups, psychiatrists, and cardiologists Effective Date: December 29, 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 ensure [...]

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Provider Alert! Update to Kalydeco Clinical Prior Authorization Guidelines

Attention: Pulmonologists Effective Date: December 28, 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 would like to inform network providers that effective December 28, 2020 Texas Medicaid will update the Kalydeco (ivacaftor) clinical prior authorization criteria. The changes reflect [...]

Provider Alert! COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Information for all Pharmaceuticals

table { border-collapse: collapse; }tr,td { border: solid thin; } Attention: All Providers        Subject: COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Information for all Pharmaceuticals Effective Date: December 11, 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 [...]

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Provider Alert! Prior Authorization Requirements Guide

table { border-collapse: collapse; }tr,td { border: solid thin; } Attention: All Providers Effective Date: March 8, 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 of services that require a prior authorization [...]

Provider Alert! New Value Point of Origin for Admission of Visit Code “G,” In Use Beginning July 1, 2020 due to the COVID-19

table { border-collapse: collapse; }tr,td { border: solid thin; } Effective Date: July 1, 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 providers that effective July 1, 2020, a new value Point of [...]