Tag - OB / GYN

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Provider Alert! Postpartum Care Visit Update for CHIP Perinate

Date: September 13, 2021 Attention: Obstetric Care Providers Effective Date: December 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: Texas Children’s Health Plan will align with Texas Medicaid Providers Procedure Manual (TMPPM) for CPT Code 59430. Effective December 1, 2021 postpartum visit code [...]

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Provider Alert! Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual (TMPPM) Updates for Obstetric Services

Date: August 31, 2021 Attention: Obstetric 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 July 1, 2021, The Texas Medicaid and Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) updated the Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual, Gynecological, Obstetrics, and Family Planning Title [...]

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Provider Alert! Perinatal Mood Disorders: Diagnosis, Treatment & Referral Grand Rounds

Date: June 28, 2021 Attention: All Obstetric Care Providers Online course date: July 7, 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 Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Grand Rounds Series is hosting a live webinar focusing on perinatal mood disorders on [...]

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Provider Alert! Obstetric Care Providers and Radiologists

Attention: Obstetric Care Providers and Radiologists     Effective Date: March 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: Texas Children’s Health Plan (TCHP) would like to notify network providers that effective for dates of service on or after March 1, 2021, [...]

OB Provider Incentive Program Updates

Texas Children’s Health Plan offers an OB Provider Incentive Program to reward your OB provider group for providing quality care to our members during their pregnancy, from early prenatal care to delivery and timely postpartum care. Learn how the program works: 2021 OB Provider Incentive Program Brochure 2022 OB Provider Incentive Program Brochure

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Provider Alert! Continuing Medical Education/Ethics: Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Awareness Month resources and events online

Attention: All Obstetric Care Providers Effective Date: June 4, 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: In recognition of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS) Awareness Month for the month of June, Texas Children’s Health plan (TCHP) would like to inform you of resources [...]

Provider Alert! Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Pregnancy

The following provider guidance is provided as a Texas Children’s Health Plan (TCHP) educational communication only. As many of our network providers are affiliated with other institutions and organizations who also set policy and procedure, this communication is not intended to replace, overwrite, amend or append to another institution’s guidance, policy or procedure. TCHP reserves the right to update and/or change this information without prior notice due to the evolving nature of the COVID-19 event. Attention: OB/GYN Providers Effective March 18, [...]

OB/GYN appointment availability standards

What are appointment availability standards? How do you as a provider with Texas Children’s Health Plan play a role? In 2015 Senate Bill 760 passed, requiring Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) to monitor the provider networks of managed care organizations. Texas Children’s Health Plan would like to ensure members are able to schedule appointments with providers in accordance with the HHSC’s appointment accessibility guidelines.                   **Texas Children’s Health Plan periodically surveys each participating provider to ensure that members are able [...]