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Provider Alert! Telemedicine and Telehealth Benefit Updates for Rural Health Clinics and Federally Qualified Health Centers Effective November 1, 2023

Date: November 7, 2023 Attention: Rural Health Clinics and Federally Qualified Health Centers Effective date: November 1, 2023 Call to action: The purpose of this communication is to provide guidance on the implementation of a new telehealth patient site facility fee benefit for federally qualified health center (FQHC) and rural health clinic (RHC) providers. How this impacts providers: Effective for dates of service on or after November 1, 2023, FQHC and RHC providers performing patient-site telehealth services may be reimbursed for the facility fee...

Provider Alert! Telemedicine/Telehealth claims guidance Provider Alert!

Date: February 10, 2023    Attention: All Providers Effective Date: January 30, 2023 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 supports the delivery of telehealth (non-physician-delivered) and telemedicine distant site services to its members. The purpose of this alert is to provide guidance on...

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Provider Alert! Telemedicine/Telehealth claims guidance

Date: November 30, 2022 Attention: All Providers Effective Date: November 21, 2022 Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) reimbursement for Telemedicine (Physician Delivered) and Telehealth (Non-Physician Delivered) Services as a distant site provider as permanent policy change (per S.B. 670, Texas Legislature, Regular session 2019) ended November 30, 2020 as announced by the Health and Human Services Commission.The content in this message on Rural Health Clinics as telehealth and telemedicine sites will remain in effect through March 31, 2022 as announced by the Health...

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Provider Alert! Telemedicine/Telehealth claims guidance

Date: November 21, 2022 Attention: All Providers Effective Date: October 25, 2022 Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) reimbursement for Telemedicine (Physician Delivered) and Telehealth (Non-Physician Delivered) Services as a distant site provider as permanent policy change (per S.B. 670, Texas Legislature, Regular session 2019) ended November 30, 2020 as announced by the Health and Human Services Commission. The content in this message on Rural Health Clinics as telehealth and telemedicine sites will remain in effect through March 31, 2022 as announced by the Health...

Provider Alert! COVID-19 UPDATE ALERT #4 – Telemedicine Services – Physicians, BH, FQHC and RHC Providers

Date: November 21, 2022 Attention: All providers Effective Date: October 25, 2022    The content in this message on Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) reimbursement for Telemedicine (Physician Delivered) and Telehealth (Non-Physician Delivered) Services as a distant site provider as permanent policy change (per S.B. 670, Texas Legislature, Regular session 2019) ended November 30, 2020 as announced by the Health and Human Services Commission. The content in this message on Rural Health Clinics as telehealth and telemedicine sites will remain in effect through March...

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Provider Alert! Telemedicine/Telehealth claims guidance

Date: October 3, 2022 Attention: All Providers Effective Date: September 26, 2022 Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) reimbursement for Telemedicine (Physician Delivered) and Telehealth (Non-Physician Delivered) Services as a distant site provider as permanent policy change (per S.B. 670, Texas Legislature, Regular session 2019) ended November 30, 2020 as announced by the Health and Human Services Commission. The content in this message on Rural Health Clinics as telehealth and telemedicine sites will remain in effect through March 31, 2022 as announced by the Health...

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Provider Alert! Benefits for Telemedicine Services and Telehealth Services to Change for Texas Medicaid December 1, 2020

Attention: FQHCs and  School-based Clinics Effective Date: For dates of service on or after December 1, 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: Texas Children’s Health Plan (TCHP) aligns with the changes to telemedicine (physician-delivered) services and telehealth (non-physician delivered) services include reimbursing...

Provider Alert! Service Planning for Pregnant Women during COVID-19

Attention: OB/GYN Providers Effective Date: June 26, 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. The content in this message will remain in effect throughout the COVID-19 Disaster Declaration period as announced by the office of the Texas Governor, Greg Abbott.  COVID-19 Utilization Management Procedure and provider...

Provider Alert! COVID-19 Guidance: UPDATE ALERT #5 Telehealth Services: Targeted Case Management through remote delivery

Attention: Behavioral Health, OB/GYN, and ECI Providers Effective Date: April 24, 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:  TCHP supports Texas Medicaid Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) guidance on Targeted Case Management. This service may be delivered through synchronous audio-visual technologies or telephone (audio-only). Providers should...

Provider Alert! UPDATE ALERT #3 –Telehealth Services – PT/OT/ST; FQHC/RHC Providers and COVID-19

Attention: All Providers Effective Date: March 31, 2020 Providers should monitor the Texas Children’s Health Plan 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) supports the delivery of telehealth (non-physician-delivered) distant site services to its members, and we have implemented special waiver provisions for its use during this disaster...