Tag - Behavioral Health

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 [...]

Is It Anxiety or Does Kevin have COVID 19?

Clinical Vignette: It’s 4 p.m. on a busy Thursday. Kevin and his mother zoom into your office for the third time in six weeks. Today’s chief complaint is stomach pain and mild diarrhea. Kevin is 9 years old and has had some stomach issues in the past. His mother has been reading up on COVID-19 and heard that children more often present with stomach versus respiratory symptoms. The history does not really fit COVID-19 and you are starting to wonder [...]

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

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 of Texas.  CPAN [...]

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Provider Alert! Behavioral Health Screening Reminders

Attention: Primary Care Providers and Obstetric 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 would like to remind Primary Care Providers and Obstetric Care Providers of the importance of screening for depression during the office visit. Mental [...]