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Provider Alert! Providers are encouraged to register to Administer COVID-19 Vaccine

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) aligns with the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) with urging physicians and medical facilities to enroll in the DSHS Immunization Program in order to receive doses [...]

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

Attention: All Providers Effective Date: July 31, 2020 – January 21, 2021 The content in this message will remain in effect through the public health emergency period, extended to January 21, 2021, as announced by the U.S. Health and Human Services Department. TCHP COVID-19 Utilization Management Procedure and TCHP provider alerts can be found here: http://www.thecheckup.org/provider-alerts/ 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 [...]

Provider Alert! Telehealth Services – PT/OT/ST Providers and COVID-19

Attention: All providers. Effective Date: April 10, 2020   Updated 9/9/2020 Providers should monitor the Texas Children’s Health Plan 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) supports the delivery of telehealth (non-physician-delivered) distant site services to its members, and we have implemented special waiver provisions for its use [...]

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Provider Alert! CMS Approves Multiple Allowances to Support Providers with Improving Performances and Incentive Payments Alike due to COVID-19 Pandemic

Attention: All Providers Effective Date: August 27, 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 you of the following notice from Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC). The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in significant changes in [...]

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Provider Alert! COVID-19 Procedure Codes S8301 and 99001 Information

table { border-collapse: collapse; }tr,td { border: solid thin; } Attention: All Providers Effective Date: Dates of service on or after April 1, 2020 Updated September 10, 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 [...]

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

Attention: Primary Care Providers Effective Date: October 7, 2020 The content in this message will remain in effect through the public health emergency period, extended to January 21, 2021, as announced by the U.S. Health and Human Services Department. COVID-19 Utilization Management Procedure and TCHP provider alerts can be found here: http://www.thecheckup.org/provider-alerts/ 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 [...]

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

Attention: LTSS Providers Effective Date: October 7, 2020 The content in this message will remain in effect through the public health emergency period, extended to January 21, 2021, as announced by the U.S. Health and Human Services Department. TCHP COVID-19 Utilization Management Procedure and TCHP provider alerts can be found here: http://www.thecheckup.org/provider-alerts/ 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 [...]

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

Attention: All Providers Effective Date: October 7, 2020 The content in this message will remain in effect through the public health emergency period, extended to January 21, 2021, as announced by the U.S. Health and Human Services Department. COVID-19 Utilization Management Procedure and TCHP provider alerts can be found here: http://www.thecheckup.org/provider-alerts/ 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 [...]

Provider Alert! COVID-19 UPDATE ALERT #4 – Telemedicine Services – Physicians, BH, FQHC and RHC Providers

Attention: All Providers Effective Date: October 7, 2020 The content in this message will remain in effect through the public health emergency period, extended to January 21, 2021, as announced by the U.S. Health and Human Services Department. TCHP COVID-19 Utilization Management Procedure and TCHP provider alerts can be found here: http://www.thecheckup.org/provider-alerts/ 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 [...]

Provider Alert! COVID-19 Guidance for FMSAs and CDS Employers

Attention: FMSA Providers Effective Date: October 7, 2020 The content in this message will remain in effect through the public health emergency period, extended to January 21, 2021, as announced by the U.S. Health and Human Services Department. COVID-19 Utilization Management Procedure and TCHP provider alerts can be found here: http://www.thecheckup.org/provider-alerts/ 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 [...]