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Provider Alert! EVV Personal Care Services Bill Codes Table Updates: STAR Kids and STAR Health 

Date: November 1, 2022 Attention: STAR Kids Providers/Consumer Directed Services employers, and FMSA Providers Effective date: December 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: The purpose of this communication is to inform providers that the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) [...]

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Provider Alert! EVV Cures Act Home Health Care Services Implementation

Date: October 25, 2022 Attention: STAR Kids Providers/Consumer Directed Services employers, and FMSA Providers Effective date: January 1, 2024 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: Background information: On July 1, 2022, The Health and Human Services commission (HHSC) submitted a good faith effort request to get [...]

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Provider Alert! Potential Electronic Visit Verification Changes Coming in 2023 

Date: October 19, 2022 Attention: STAR Kids Providers/Consumer Directed Services employers, and FMSA Providers Expiration date for current EVV vendors: August 31, 2023 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 notify providers that Health and Human [...]

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Provider Alert! Payment Rates for Financial Management Services Agencies Effective September 1, 2022

Date: August 26, 2022 Attention: Financial Management Services Agencies (FMSA) Providers Effective Date: September 1, 2022 Providers should monitor the Texas Children’s Health Plan (TCHP) Provider Portal regularly for alerts and updates associated with 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 the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) approved [...]

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Provider Alert! EVV Policy Handbook Revisions

Date: August 18, 2022 Attention: STAR Kids Providers/Consumer Directed Services employers, and FMSA Providers Effective Date: September 1, 2022 Providers should monitor the Texas Children’s Health Plan (TCHP) Provider Portal regularly for alerts and updates associated with 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 upcoming revisions to the Electronic Visit [...]

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Provider Alert! EVV Direction for FMSAs on CDS Employer Usage

Date: August 1, 2022 Attention: FMSA and Consumer Directed Services Employers Effective date: September 1, 2022 Providers should monitor the Texas Children’s Health Plan (TCHP) Provider Portal regularly for alerts and updates associated with 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 purpose of this communication is to inform Texas Children’s Health Plan (TCHP) financial management services agencies (FMSAs) and [...]

Provider Alert! COVID-19 Guidance for FMSAs and CDS Employer Orientations

Date: June 27, 2022 Attention: FMSA providers Effective Date: June 23, 2022 The content in this message will remain in effect through August 31, 2022, as announced by the Health and Human Services Commission. Effective February 1, 2022, FMSAs can permanently conduct new employer orientation virtually (i.e. audio-visual) in addition to allowing in-person orientations, based on member preference. 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 [...]

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Provider Alert! Vesta Windows Ends Aug. 31, 2022

Date: June 10, 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 with 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 notify program providers, Financial Management Services Agencies, and Consumer Directed Services employers using DataLogic Vesta Windows that [...]

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Provider Alert! EVV Policy Handbook Revisions

Date: May 26, 2022            Attention: STAR Kids Providers/Consumer Directed Services employers, and FMSA Providers Effective date: June 1, 2022 Providers should monitor the Texas Children’s Health Plan (TCHP) Provider Portal regularly for alerts and updates associated with 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 would like to inform providers of upcoming revisions to the Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Policy [...]

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Provider Alert! Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Visit Maintenance Unlock Request (VMUR) Updates

Date: April 25, 2022 Attention: STAR Kids Providers/Personal Care Services & FMSA Providers Effective date: May 2, 2022 Providers should monitor the Texas Children’s Health Plan (TCHP) Provider Portal regularly for alerts and updates associated with 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 Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) has updated [...]