Tag - Procedure Codes

Provider Alert! COVID-19 Procedure Code Updates for Second Quarter 2022 HCPCS

Date: October 12, 2022 Attention: All Providers Effective Date: June 23, 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 Health Plan (TCHP) would like to inform providers that on June 23, 2022, the Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) implemented the [...]

Provider Alert! COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Procedure Codes 0081A, 0082A, 0083A, 0111A, 0112A, and 0113A Are Now Benefits of Texas 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, COVID-19 vaccine administration procedure [...]

Provider Alert! Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Procedure Codes 0011A, 0012A, and 0013A Age Expansion for Medicaid and CHIP

Date: August 5, 2022 Attention: All Providers Effective Dates: 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 U.S. [...]

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Provider Alert! First Quarter 2022 HCPCS Updates for Texas Medicaid 

table { border-collapse: collapse; }tr,td { border: solid thin; } Date: July 5, 2022 Attention: Providers Effective Date: April 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: On March 24, 2022, Texas Medicaid and Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) implemented the first quarter 2022 Healthcare Common Procedure [...]

Provider Alert! Procedure Codes M0222, M0223 & Q0222 for COVID-19 Treatments Added as Texas Medicaid & CHIP Benefits

table { border-collapse: collapse; }tr,td { border: solid thin; } Date: July 5, 2022 Attention: All Providers Effective Date: February 11, 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: On February 11, 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an Emergency Use Authorization [...]

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Provider Alert! June 2022 TMPPM Procedure Code Updates

table { border-collapse: collapse; }tr,td { border: solid thin; } Date: June 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 [...]

Provider Alert! Date: Temporary Flexibilities for Nutritional Counseling and Texas Health Steps (THSteps) Checkups Will End When Public Health Emergency Ends

table { border-collapse: collapse; }tr,td { border: solid thin; } Date: May 5, 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 inform providers of the upcoming changes for the temporary flexibilities that have been [...]

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Provider Alert! Age and Diagnosis Restriction Updates for Drug Procedure Codes, Effective March 1

Date: April 6, 2022 Attention: Providers Effective Date: March 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: On March 1, 2022, HHSC updated age and diagnosis restrictions for drug procedure codes J0596, J0598, J0599, and J9348 for Medicaid and CHIP. Fee-for-service criteria for [...]

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Provider Alert! Date: Pneumococcal Vaccine Procedure Codes 90671 and 90677 Become Benefits of Texas Medicaid

Date: January 13, 2022 Attention: Primary Care Providers Effective Date: March 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 U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of PREVNAR 20 (procedure code 90677) on June 10, 2021 and the use of [...]

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Provider Alert! Updates for Prostate Surgeries Procedure Codes

Date: August 24, 2021 Attention: Urologists 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: Effective for dates of service on or after October 1, 2021, reimbursement rate updates for Prostate Surgeries procedure codes will be implemented. How this impacts providers: The [...]