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Provider Alert! Change to Signature Requirements for Title XIX (Medicaid) Home Health Services

Date: October 27, 2022 Attention: Home Health Providers Effective date: September 21, 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) has recently adopted rules in [...]

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Provider Alert! Benefit Criteria to Change for Vaccine Services

Date: August 11, 2022 Attention: All Providers   Effective date: September 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) has completed a comprehensive review of vaccine-related [...]

Provider Alert! COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Procedure Codes 0091A, 0092A, and 0093A Are Now Benefits for Medicaid and CHIP

Date: August 8, 2022 Attention: All Providers Effective Date: June 17, 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 June 17, 2022, in accordance with the [...]

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Provider Alert! Reminder: Federal Entitlement to Medicaid and Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) Services

Date: July 12, 2022 Attention: All Providers 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 remind providers of the Medicaid beneficiary rights regarding access to similar services from more than one provider type. This includes Early [...]

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Provider Alert! JW Modifier Update

Date: July 7, 2022 Attention: All Providers HCPCS Codes from TMHP as of May 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) aligns with Texas Medicaid and Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) regarding the reimbursement policy for the unused portion of [...]

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Provider Alert! New Collaborative Care Model Medicaid Benefit

table { border-collapse: collapse; }tr,td { border: solid thin; } Date: July 1, 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 the Health and Human Services [...]

Provider Alert! Provider Information – Patient’s Medicaid Coverage may be Impacted by the end of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Date: June 23, 2022 Attention: All Providers 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 provide you an update in regards to member’s Medicaid coverage and the upcoming conclusion of the public health emergency (PHE). The [...]

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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 [...]