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Provider Alert! Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Dose for Children Update

Date: June 7, 2022 Attention: All Providers Effective Date: May 17, 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 on May 17, 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) amended the emergency [...]

Provider Alert! Booster Dose Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine for Adults Added to the Formulary

table { border-collapse: collapse; }tr,td { border: solid thin; } Date: May 31, 2022 Attention: All Providers Effective Date: May 13, 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 U.S. Food and Drug [...]

Provider Alert! Second COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Dose Update

Date: May 13, 2022 Attention: Providers Effective Date: March 29, 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 29, 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) amended the emergency use authorization (EUA) for the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. How this impacts [...]

Provider Alert! Updated Age Range for COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Procedure Code M0201

table { border-collapse: collapse; }tr,td { border: solid thin; } Date: May 4, 2022 Attention: All Providers Effective date: Dates of service on or after October 29, 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. TCHP will apply updates and reprocess impacted claims as soon as possible. [...]

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! COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Update

table { border-collapse: collapse; }tr,td { border: solid thin; } Date: January 31, 2022 Attention: All Providers Effective Date: January 3, 2022 for Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Dose Age Change 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 January 3, 2022, the U.S. Food [...]

Provider Alert! COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Code 0004A Update

Date: January 20, 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: Effective January 3, 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) amended the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA), for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine administration code [...]

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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 [...]

Provider Alert! Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Coverage Update

Date: November 15, 2021 Attention: All Pediatric and Family Medicine Providers Effective Date: October 29, 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: New information for November 9, 2021: the FDA issued a new emergency use authorization (EUA) for the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech [...]

Provider Alert! COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Code 0004A Now a Medicaid Benefit

Date: October 18, 2021 Attention: Primary Care Providers Effective Date: Dates of service on or after September 22, 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 September 22, 2021, in accordance with the U.S. Food and [...]