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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! COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Update

table { border-collapse: collapse; }tr,td { border: solid thin; } Date: December 28, 2021 Attention: All Providers Effective Date: November 19, 2021 for booster doses of the Pfizer and Moderna 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 December 9, 2021, the U.S. Food and [...]

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 [...]

Provider Alert! COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Procedure Code M0201 is Now a Benefit

Date: September 20, 2021 Attention: All Providers Effective Date: Dates of service on or after June 8, 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 June 8, 2021, COVID-19 vaccine administration add-on procedure code M0201 is [...]

Provider Alert! Adolescent Eligibility for Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine

Date: May 20, 2021 Attention: All Pediatric and Family Medicine Providers Effective Date: May 12, 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 make network providers aware of new guidance approved by the Food and Drug [...]

Provider Alert! COVID-19 Vaccines Available and Administration

Date: June 30, 2021 Attention: All Providers Updated: May 18, 2021 with home health administration information 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 make network providers aware of the COVID-19 vaccines available through the pharmacy [...]

Provider Alert! New Texas Department of State Health Services COVID-19 Vaccine Resource

Date: April 2, 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 a new COVID resource available, the “Texas Public Health Scheduler”, to help people sign up for the COVID-19 [...]

Provider Alert! Talking with Patient’s about the COVID -19 Vaccination

Date: February 19, 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 (TCHP) strongly encourages network providers to engage in conversation with our members on the importance of receiving the COVID-19 vaccination. Here are some suggestions from [...]