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Provider Alert! Update: Acute Therapy Requests with treatment for less than 60 days, a Texas Health Steps Checkup or Attestation is Not Required

Effective Date: October 31, 2019   Initial specialty therapy (occupational, physical, speech therapy) evaluations do not require prior authorization effective September 1, 2019. However, a current Texas Health Steps checkup performed in the last 12 months or a current well checkup attestation is required for ongoing specialty therapy lasting for greater than 60 days.   How this impacts providers: In an effort to ensure our in-network providers can provide specialty therapy evaluations within 21 days of submission of a signed referral, Texas Children’s [...]