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Provider Alert! Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Policy Handbook Revisions  

table { border-collapse: collapse; }tr,td { border: solid thin; } Date: December 21, 2021 Attention: Financial Management Services Agencies and Consumer Directed Services employers Effective Date: January 3, 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 would like to make [...]

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Provider Alert! Revised EVV Policy Handbook Now Available

Date: November 15, 2021 Attention: Financial Management Services Agencies (FMSA) and Consumer Directed Services (CDS) Employers Effective Date: 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: Revisions to the Electronic Visit Verification Policy Handbook published Nov. 1. The handbook includes EVV standards [...]

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Provider Alert! EVV Service Bill Codes Table Version 9.6 (STAR Health Updates) Published

Date: November 2, 2021 Attention: Financial Management Service Agencies (FMSAs) Effective Date: 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: The EVV Service Bill Codes Table provides current billing codes and details for EVV-relevant services in Long-Term Care, Acute Care and Managed [...]

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Provider Alert! Upcoming EVV Visit Maintenance Unlock Request Updates

Date: November 2, 2021 Attention: Financial Management Service Agencies (FMSAs) and Consumer Directed Services employers Effective Date: November 15, 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: The Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) will publish and have an effective date of the EVV [...]

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Provider Alert! Financial Management Services Agency Rate Methodology Evaluation Webinar Scheduled for November 5

Date: October 29, 2021 Attention: Financial Management Services Agency (FMSA) Webinar date: November 5, 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: Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) Provider Finance Department contracted with a third-party vendor, Deloitte Consulting, to develop recommendations for a new [...]

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Provider Alert! 90-Day Notice of EVV Compliance for Cures Act Personal Care Services Providers

Date: October 1, 2021 Attention: Financial Management Services Agencies and Consumer Directed Services employers Effective Date: January 1, 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: Effective January 1, 2022, the payers, Health and Human Servcies commission (HHSC) and TCHP, will begin Electronic Visit [...]

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Provider Alert! Retrospective Review of Paid Claims with Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Claims Matching

Date: September 10, 2021 Attention: STAR Kids Providers/Personal Care Services & FMSA Providers Effective Date: September 10, 2021 Call to action:  In alignment with HHSC requirements, Texas Children’s Health Plan will begin a review of paid claims that require a matching EVV transaction for dates of service March 21, 2021 – December 31, 2021. Claims that were bypassed under the “EVV007 – Match Not Required” exception were granted 180 days to complete the necessary visit maintenance. This time period has now lapsed. [...]

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Provider Alert! MANDATORY HHSC Webinar Training

Date: August 27, 2021 Attention: Financial Management Services Agencies (FMSA) Webinar Training Date: September 9, 2021 Call to action: Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is providing a webinar for Financial Management Services Agencies (FMSAs) scheduled for Thursday, September 9, 2021, beginning at 1:30 P.M. until 3:30 P.M. How this impacts providers: All FMSAs currently contracted with MCOs or HHSC must attend this training. Next steps for providers: FMSA providers should register for the training at: Register now for the FMSA Webinar or texaschildrenshealthplan.or/for-providers/provider-events. Submit specific [...]

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Provider Alert! MDCP Adaptive Aids Available through the Consumer Directed Services (CDS) Option

Date: June 25, 2021 Attention: FMSA Providers Effective Date: December 1, 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: Effective December 1, 2020, MDCP adaptive aids will be available through the CDS option. How this impacts providers: Adaptive aids are devices necessary to treat, rehabilitate, [...]

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Provider Alert! MDCP Minor Home Modification Services Available through the CDS option

Date: June 23, 2021 Attention: FMSA Providers Effective Date: December 1, 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: Effective December 1, 2020, Medically Dependent Children Program (MDCP), minor home modifications services are available through the Consumer Directed Services (CDS) option. How this impacts providers: [...]