Provider Alert! Texas Health Steps Quick Reference Guide Updated for March 2022Texas Children's Health Plan
Date: April 7, 2022
Attention: Primary Care Providers
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.
TCHP will apply updates and reprocess impacted claims as soon as possible. However, please allow up to sixty (60) business days for reprocessing. Providers are not required to appeal claims unless denied for other reasons.
Providers should direct questions to their Provider Relations Liaison or send an email inquiry to the Provider Relations Department at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call to action: Texas Children’s health Plan (TCHP) would like to inform providers that Texas Medicaid and Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) has made updates to the Texas Health Steps Quick Reference Guide. Click here for the Texas Health Steps Quick Reference Guide.
How this impacts providers: The update is in the “Immunizations Administered” column on the Quick Reference Guide, pneumococcal vaccine procedure codes 90671 and 90677 were added.
Next steps for providers: Providers should share this communication with their staff.
If you have any questions, please email Provider Network Management at: email@example.com.
For access to all provider alerts, log into:
www.thecheckup.org or www.texaschildrenshealthplan.org/for-providers.
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