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Provider Alert! Authorization requirement for non-emergent ambulance transfer

To: All providers Subject: Authorization requirement for non-emergent ambulance transfer Effective: April 1, 2016 Texas Children’s Health Plan members who require the use of an ambulance for non-emergent transport must have the request for authorization submitted by the member’s physician, facility or health-care provider. The request will be reviewed to determine if alternate means of transportation can be utilized for transport to a scheduled medical appointment or to and from a treating facility. Texas Children’s Health Plan does not accept authorization requests from [...]