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Provider Alert! CPT Coding for Self-Measured Blood Pressure Monitoring

Date: February 18, 2021 Attention: All providers 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 would like to inform network providers of Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) Codes available to support self-measured blood pressure monitoring. How this impacts providers: The CPT Codes [...]

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Provider Alert! Transport to and from Shelters

Date: February 17, 2021 Attention: Ambulance Transport Companies Effective Date: February 15, 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: In response to the current weather conditions, effective February 15 through February 19, 2021, Texas Children’s Health Plan will reimburse for ambulance transportation of [...]

Texas Children’s Health Plan to host special live CME event

Eating Disorders and Gynecologic Care for Young Women  Recognize eating disorders and common menstrual problems, and know the resources available for at-risk patients to sex trafficking. This is a free, online CME course for contracted providers of the health plan provided by Texas Children’s Hospital. Thursday, February 25, 2021 – 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. – Live stream via WebEx Topics covered will include: Eating disorders Amenorrhea Abnormal Uterine Bleeding STIs Contraception Sex Trafficking To register today, click here. For questions, email [...]

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Provider Alert! Medicaid drug formulary changes

Date: January 26, 2021 Attention: All Providers Effective Date: January 28, 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 Vendor Drug Program (VDP) will implement changes to the state Medicaid drug formulary, effective Thursday, January 28, 2021. Select medications will be moving [...]

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Provider Alert! Oseni and the Thiazolidinediones (TZD) Clinical Prior Authorization Update

Date: January 26, 2021 Attention: Primary Care Providers and Endocrinologists  Effective Date: February 4, 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 inform network providers that beginning February 4, 2021 Texas Medicaid will remove the Thiazolidinediones [...]

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Provider Alert! Dupixent Clinical Prior Authorization Criteria Revision

Date: January 26, 2021 Attention: PCPs, Allergists, Pulmonologists, and Dermatologists Effective Date: March 15, 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 March 15, 2021, Texas Medicaid will revise criteria of the Dupixent (dupilumab) clinical prior authorization. This is only applicable to medications [...]

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Provider Alert! Injectable and Oral Desmopressin Clinical Prior Authorization Update

Date: January 26, 2021 Attention: PCPs, Endocrinologists, and Hematologists Effective Date: March 15, 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 March 15, 2021, Texas Medicaid will revise the injectable and oral desmopressin clinical prior authorizations to remove the denial criterion for hyponatremia. [...]

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Provider Alert! Prior Authorization Criteria for Tecartus Updated January 1, 2021

Date: January 26, 2021 Attention: Oncologists Effective Date: January 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) follows the clinical prior authorization criteria for Tecartus (Procedure Code C9073), presented by the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC). Tecartus [...]

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Provider Alert! Prior Authorization Criteria for Uplizna

Date: January 19, 2021 Attention: All Providers Effective Date: January 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 would like to inform network providers that the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) has added Texas Medicaid and CHIP prior [...]

Provider Alert! COVID-19 Disaster Declaration – ALERT #5 – Prior Authorization Adjustments

Attention: All Providers Effective Date: January 25, 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. The content in this message is extended until February 28, 2021 except for 90-day authorizations which will remain in effect through December 31, 2020 as announced by the . Health and [...]