Tag - Behavioral Health

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Provider Alert! Prior authorization is no longer required for Mental Health Targeted Case Management and Mental Health Rehabilitative Services

Date: August 31, 2022      Attention: Local Mental Health Authority, Behavioral Health Providers  Effective date: August 22, 2022 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 that beginning August 22, 2022, a [...]

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Provider Alert! Update to “Correction to Reimbursement Rate Changes and Updates for Texas Medicaid Procedure Codes”

table { border-collapse: collapse; }tr,td { border: solid thin; } Date: July 7, 2022 Attention: Behavioral Health Providers Effective date: March 1, 2022 Providers should monitor the Texas Children’s Health Plan (TCHP) Provider Portal regularly for alerts and updates associated with 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: Behavioral health providers should note an update in the reimbursement rates for substance [...]

Provider Alert! Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Outpatient & Residential Services Co-Payments Prohibited

Date: June 29, 2022 Attention: Behavioral Health Providers Effective date: July 1, 2022 Providers should monitor the Texas Children’s Health Plan (TCHP) Provider Portal regularly for alerts and updates associated with 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. TCHP will apply updates and reprocess impacted claims as soon as possible. However, please allow up to sixty (60) business days for reprocessing. Providers are not [...]

Provider Alert! CME event is coming up. Register Today!

Recognizing Adolescents Struggling with Mental Health Ensure that providers are able to successfully examine, diagnose and treat mental health struggles in adolescent patients. Date: Wednesday, June 22, 2022 Time: 5:30–7:30 p.m. CT Location: Virtual Event (held via WebEx) Educational Objectives At the conclusion of the lecture, the participants should be better able to: Recognize adolescents with depression and suicidality. Formulate comprehensive management plans including pharmacologic intervention. Identify risk behaviors that impact adolescent behavioral health. Discuss impact of social determinants of health (SDOH) on adolescent behavioral health. (BH). To register, click here. For questions, [...]

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Provider Alert! MCO Compliance with H.B. 2822 provisions related to PA for Antipsychotic Drugs Required by May 20

Date: April 21, 2022 Attention: Behavioral Health Providers Effective Date: May 20, 2022 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: Managed care contracts require MCOs to comply with Texas Government Code § 531.073 under the section titled “Compliance with State and Federal Prior Authorization [...]

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Provider Alert! HHSC Interoperability and Health Information Exchange Survey for Behavioral Health Providers Open

Date: January 25, 2022 Attention: Behavioral Health Providers Survey will be available: January 24, 2022 thru February 18, 2022 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: The intent of this survey is to gather information on the interoperability needs and technology readiness of behavioral [...]

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Provider Alert! Child Psychiatry Access Network, free consultations for PCP’s caring for members with behavioral health concerns

Date: May 12, 2021 Attention: Primary Care 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) collaborates with the Child Psychiatry Access Network (CPAN) who offers free consultations for Primary Care Providers (PCPs) who see children within the state [...]

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Provider Alert! New Provider Type for Non-Local Mental Health Authority Providers of Mental Health Targeted Case Management/Rehab

Date: October 19, 2021 Attention: Billing Services for Behavioral Health Providers (Non-LMHAs) Subject: New Provider Type for Non-Local Mental Health Authority Providers of Mental Health Targeted Case Management/Rehab Deadline for provider enrollment: November 1, 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 [...]

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Provider Alert! Attention: Behavioral Health Providers and inpatient facilities

Attention: Behavioral Health Providers and inpatient facilities 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 that we require all members receiving inpatient psychiatric services to be scheduled prior to discharge for outpatient [...]

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Provider Alert! HHSC Texas Behavioral Health Services Survey

Attention: Behavioral Health Providers    Effective Date: Survey is available until November 21, 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 network Behavioral Health providers of a recent survey the Health and Human Services Commission [...]