Tag - COVID

Provider Alert! COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Procedure Codes 0144A and 0154A Are Now Benefits; Age Range Updated for Procedure Code 0134A

Date: November 10, 2022 Attention: All Providers Effective date: October 12, 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 providers that effective for dates of service on or after October 12, 2022, in accordance with [...]

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

Date: November 21, 2022 Attention: All Providers Effective Date: October 25, 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: In response to the COVID-19 Disaster Declaration and in accordance with Texas Health and Human Services Commission, Texas Children’s Health Plan (TCHP) extends the following [...]

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

Date: November 21, 2022 Attention: All providers Effective Date: October 25, 2022    The content in this message on Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) reimbursement for Telemedicine (Physician Delivered) and Telehealth (Non-Physician Delivered) Services as a distant site provider as permanent policy change (per S.B. 670, Texas Legislature, Regular session 2019) ended November 30, 2020 as announced by the Health and Human Services Commission. The content in this message on Rural Health Clinics as telehealth and telemedicine sites will remain in effect through [...]

Provider Alert! Guidance on Appeals and Fair Hearing Requests due to COVID-19

Date: November 21, 2022 Attention: All providers Subject: Effective Date: October 25, 2022 The content in this message will remain in effect through November 30, 2022 as announced by the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC). TCHP COVID-19 Utilization Management Procedure and provider alerts can be found here: http://www.thecheckup.org/provider-alerts/ 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 [...]

Provider Alert! COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Procedure Code 0044A is Now a Benefit of Medicaid and CHIP

Date: November 11, 2022 Attention: All Providers Effective date: Dates of service on or after October 19, 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 Health Plan (TCHP) would like to inform providers that effective for dates of service on [...]

Provider Alert! Younger Age Groups Now Eligible For Bivalent COVID-19 Booster Vaccines

Date: November 10, 2022 Attention: All Providers               Effective date: October 12, 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 providers of the recent changes to the eligible age groups for booster vaccines. On October [...]

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

Date: October 26, 2022      Attention: All Providers Effective Date: October 25, 2022  The content in this message will remain in effect through November 30, 2022 as announced by the Health and Human Services Commission. TCHP COVID-19 Utilization Management Procedure and 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 prior notice due to [...]

Provider Alert! COVID-19 Procedure Code Updates for Second Quarter 2022 HCPCS

Date: October 12, 2022 Attention: All Providers Effective Date: June 23, 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 Health Plan (TCHP) would like to inform providers that on June 23, 2022, the Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) implemented the [...]

Provider Alert! Bivalent Pfizer COVID-19 Booster Vaccine Coverage Update

Date: October 12, 2022 Attention: All Providers Effective Date: August 31, 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’s (TCHP) would like to notify providers that on August 31, 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) amended [...]

Provider Alert! COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Procedure Codes 0124A & 0134A Are Now Benefits for Medicaid & CHIP

Date: October 12, 2022 Attention: All Providers Effective Date: August 31, 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 Health Plan (TCHP) would like to inform providers that effective for dates of service on or after August 31, 2022, in accordance [...]