Tag - COVID-19

Provider Alert! Service Planning for Pregnant Women during COVID-19

Attention: OB/GYN Providers Effective Date: May 22, 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) is aligned with Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) guidance regarding outreach and education for pregnant members. As part of the routine care [...]

Provider Alerts! CHIP co-pays waived for office visits in response to COVID-19

Attention: All Providers Effective Date: May 22, 2020 Effective May 22, 2020, HHSC has extended the end date for the information contained in this notice to June 30, 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: To help families in accessing care during the [...]

Provider Alert! COVID-19 Disaster Declaration – COVID-19 Testing expanded to include Out-of- Network (OON) Laboratories

Attention: All Providers Effective Date: April 14, 2020 NOW THROUGH JUNE 30, 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: Quest Diagnostics (Quest) is TCHP’s exclusive lab provider.  Quest is continuously working to expand their capacity for COVID-19 testing and ensure timely turnaround [...]

Provider Alert! HHSC Electronic Visit Verification Temporary EVV Policies for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Attention: LTSS Providers Effective Date: March 21, 2020 – June 30, 2020 Effective May 22, 2020, HHSC has extended the end date for the information contained in this notice to June 30, 2020. TCHP network providers should monitor the 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: In response to the novel coronavirus [...]

Provider Alert! Signature requirement waived on DME Forms due to COVID-19

Attention: DME Providers Effective Date: May 22, 2020 Effective May 22, 2020, HHSC has extended the end date for the information contained in this notice to June 30, 2020 TCHP network providers should monitor the 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: To help ensure continuity of care during the COVID-19 [...]

Provider Alert! Medicaid, STAR Kids, CHIP, and CHIP Perinatal eligibility during COVID-19

Attention: All providers Effective Date: May 22, 2020 Effective May 22, 2020, HHSC has extended the end date for the information contained in this notice to June 30, 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: Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is taking [...]

Provider Alert! COVID-19 Disaster Declaration – ALERT #5 – Prior Authorization Adjustments

Attention: All Providers Effective Date: May 22, 2020 Effective May 22, 2020, HHSC has extended the end date for the information contained in this notice to June 30, 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: As are result of the COVID-19 Disaster Declaration, TCHP [...]

Provider Alert! THSteps Medical and Dental Checkups during COVID-19

Attention: Primary Care Providers Effective Date: May 22, 2020   Effective May 22, 2020, HHSC has extended the end date for the information contained in this notice to June 30, 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: TCHP aligns with the guidance from Health [...]

Provider Alert! Provider enrollment re-validation due dates extended in response to COVID-19

Attention: All Providers Effective Date: May 22, 2020 Effective May 22, 2020, HHSC has extended the end date for the information contained in this notice to June 30, 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: TCHP aligns with the Texas Medicaid Healthcare Partnership’s [...]

Provider Alert! MDCP Interest List Releases postponed through June 30, 2020 due to COVID-19

Attention: STAR Kids Providers Effective Date: May 22, 2020 Effective May 22, 2020, HHSC has extended the end date for the information contained in this notice to June 30, 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: TCHP supports the Health and Human [...]