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Provider Alert!

Provider Alert! Regulatory Guidelines & Appointment Availability Standards Reminder

Attention: Primary Care and Specialist 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 appointment availability standards and regulatory requirements.  In 2015, Senate Bill 760 passed, requiring Texas Health and Human Services [...]

Provider Alert!

Provider Alert! Reminder: Appointment availability standards for Obstetric providers

Attention: Obstetric Care Providers Effective Date: June 16, 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 remind our Obstetric Care providers of the appointment availability standards recognizing the importance of the adherence to the standards. [...]

OB/GYN appointment availability standards

What are appointment availability standards? How do you as a provider with Texas Children’s Health Plan play a role? In 2015 Senate Bill 760 passed, requiring Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) to monitor the provider networks of managed care organizations. Texas Children’s Health Plan would like to ensure members are able to schedule appointments with providers in accordance with the HHSC’s appointment accessibility guidelines.                   **Texas Children’s Health Plan periodically surveys each participating provider to ensure that members are able [...]

Appointment Availability Standards

Appointment availability standards What are appointment availability standards? How do you as a provider with Texas Children’s Health Plan play a role? In 2015 Senate Bill 760 passed, requiring Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) to monitor the provider networks of managed care organizations. Texas Children’s Health Plan would like to ensure members are able to schedule appointments with providers in accordance with the HHSC’s appointment accessibility guidelines.                                                 AFTER HOURS: Primary Care Physicians who are accessible 24 hours a day, seven [...]