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Provider Alert! Push-rim Activated Power Assist Wheelchair (PAPAW) System Procedure Code E0986 to Become a Benefit for Texas Medicaid

Date: May 25, 2022 Attention: All 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: Texas Children’s Health Plan (TCHP) would like to inform providers that effective for dates of service on or after June 1, 2022, push-rim activated power [...]

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Provider Alert! Provider enrollment revalidation extension has ended

Date: March 29, 2022 Attention: All providers Effective Date: March 29, 2022 The extension for revalidation due dates for currently enrolled providers ended on February 28, 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 (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 [...]

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Provider Alert! Guidance on Medicaid Coverage of Generators

Date: March 29, 2022 Attention: All Providers Effective date: June 27, 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. TCHP will apply updates and reprocess impacted claims as soon as possible. However, please allow up to sixty (60) business days for reprocessing. Providers are not [...]

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Provider Alert! Medicaid Preferred Drug List and Formulary Changes

table { border-collapse: collapse; }tr,td { border: solid thin; } Date: January 25, 2022 Attention: All Providers Subject: Medicaid Preferred Drug List and Formulary Changes Effective Date: January 27, 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 Texas Vendor Drug Program (VDP) implemented changes to [...]

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Provider Alert! Abecma available on Medicaid formulary with prior authorization requirements

Date: October 26, 2021 Attention: Oncologists Effective Date: October 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: Prescribers should be aware that Abecma (procedure code C9081) will be available to members through Texas Medicaid pharmacy benefit effective October 1, 2021. Access will require [...]

Provider Alert! COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Code 0004A Now a Medicaid Benefit

Date: October 18, 2021 Attention: Primary Care Providers Effective Date: Dates of service on or after September 22, 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: Effective for dates of service on or after September 22, 2021, in accordance with the U.S. Food and [...]

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Provider Alert! Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) Release of Autism Services Benefits

Date: October 20, 2021 Attention: Primary Care Providers and Neurologists Effective Date: February 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 for dates of service on or after February 1, 2022, Autism Services, to include Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) evaluation and treatment, [...]

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Provider Alert! Services Submitted with Modifier GZ will be Denied for Texas Medicaid Providers

Date: August 31, 2021 Attention: Primary Care Providers Effective Date: July 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: Effective for dates of service on or after July 1, 2020, claims submitted for services with Modifier GZ for Texas Medicaid will be denied. [...]

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Provider Alert! Subcutaneous Internal Cardiac Defibrillator (S-ICD) to Become a Benefit for Texas Medicaid

Date: August 25, 2021 Attention: Cardiologists Effective Date: September 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: Effective September 1, 2021, subcutaneous internal cardiac defibrillator (S-ICD) procedure codes 33270, 33271, 33273, 33274, 93287, and 93290 will become a benefit for Texas Medicaid. How this [...]

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Provider Alert! Lung Cancer Screening Benefits to Change for Texas Medicaid

Date: August 13, 2021 Attention: Primary care Providers Effective Date: September 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: Effective for dates of service on or after September 1, 2021, lung cancer screening benefits will change for Texas Medicaid. Major changes to this medical [...]