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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 [...]

Provider Alert! CME event is coming up. Register Today!

Recognizing Adolescents Struggling with Mental Health Ensure that providers are able to successfully examine, diagnose and treat mental health struggles in adolescent patients. Date: Wednesday, June 22, 2022 Time: 5:30–7:30 p.m. CT Location: Virtual Event (held via WebEx) Educational Objectives At the conclusion of the lecture, the participants should be better able to: Recognize adolescents with depression and suicidality. Formulate comprehensive management plans including pharmacologic intervention. Identify risk behaviors that impact adolescent behavioral health. Discuss impact of social determinants of health (SDOH) on adolescent behavioral health. (BH). To register, click here. For questions, [...]

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Provider Alert! EVV Policy Handbook Revisions

Date: February 21, 2022 Attention: Financial Management Services Agencies and Consumer Directed Services employers 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: TCHP would like to inform providers of upcoming revisions to the Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Policy Handbook [...]

Provider Alert! COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Procedure Code 0073A is now a Benefit

table { border-collapse: collapse; }tr,td { border: solid thin; } Date: February 9 , 2022  Attention: All Providers    Effective date: January 3, 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 January 3, 2022, COVID-19 vaccine [...]

Provider Alert! Merck Oral COVID-19 drug, Molnupiravir, Added to Formulary

Date: January 24, 2022 Attention: Primary care providers Effective Date: January 3, 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: HHSC added Molnupiravir to the Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) formulary as a payable pharmacy benefit on January 3rd, 2021. Molnupiravir is [...]

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Provider Alert! HHSC Interoperability and Health Information Exchange Survey for Behavioral Health Providers Open

Date: January 25, 2022 Attention: Behavioral Health Providers Survey will be available: January 24, 2022 thru February 18, 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 intent of this survey is to gather information on the interoperability needs and technology readiness of behavioral [...]

Provider Alert! Signature Requirement Reinstated on DME Forms

Date: January 19, 2022 Attention: DME Providers Subject: Signature Requirement Reinstated on DME Forms TCHP COVID-19 Utilization Management Procedure and TCHP provider alerts can be found here: http://www.thecheckup.org/provider-alerts/ TCHP network providers should monitor the 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 January 1, 2022, a member or member’s authorized representative’s signature is required on [...]

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Provider Alert! Prior Authorization Criteria for Benlysta (J0490)

Date: January 14, 2022 Attention: Oncology 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: Beginning March 1, 2022, Benlysta (procedure code J0490) will be available for Medicaid members as a medical benefit. Benlysta (belimumab) is indicated to treat active, [...]

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Provider Alert! Stimate Nasal Spray National Drug Shortage

Date: January 14, 2021 Attention: All Providers Subject: Stimate Nasal Spray National Drug Shortage Effective date: December 16, 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 Health and Human Services Comission (HHSC) was made aware of a voluntary recall issued by Ferring Pharmaceuticals [...]

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Provider Alert! Prior Authorization Criteria for Saphnelo (C9086)

Date: January 14, 2022 Attention: Oncology 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: Beginning March 1, 2022, Saphnelo (procedure code C9086) will be available for Medicaid members as a medical benefit. Saphnelo (anifrolumab-fnia) is indicated to treat moderate [...]