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Changes to Appeals and Fair Hearings Posted March 27 2020

STAR Kids Check Run to Change Effective February 24, 2020

Prior Authorization Update for Diapers Effective November 1, 2019

DME Prior Authorization Request Form Effective September 1, 2019

New Provider Services Phone Number CCHP-Effective 11/01/2018

Claim Edits Reminder

Other Health Insurance Process CCHP-Revised August 1, 2018

CAD Drug Reminder

Deadline Extension for Medicaid Managed Care Organization Long-Term Services and Supports Providers

Wound Care Equipment and Supply Benefits to Change for Texas Medicaid July 1, 2018

Secondary Claim Edits and Important Billing Information

FQHC Billing Guidelines

CHIP Copay Notification Letter

STAR and STAR Kids Authorized Representative Form

Letter to Our Providers regarding TMPPM Effective February 7, 2018

Current News Releases from HHSC and TMHP

RHC Reimbursement For Telemedicine and Telehealth Services Posted March 30 2020

HHSC Temporarily Waives Renwal Requirements For Medicaid, SNAP Clients During COVID-19 Crisis Posted March 30 2020

HHS Launches Statewide COVID-19 Mental Health Support Line Posted March 31 2020

Client Signature Requirement Waived on DME Certification and Receiipt Form Posted March 24 2020

HHSC Coronavirus (COVID-19) Provider Information Posted March 31 2020

DSHS Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Posted March 31 2020

COVID-19: Guidance for FFS Service Coordinators and Case Managers Posted March 18 2020

Claims for Telephone (Audio Only) Behavioral Health Services Posted March 20 2020

Claims for Telephone (Audio Only) Medical Services Posted March 20 2020

Coronavirus Testing Procedure Codes to Become a Benefit Posted March 16 2020

FQHC Reimbursement for Telemedicine (Physician Delivered) and Telehealth (Non-Physician Delivered) Services Posted March 20 2020

HEALTH ALERT: Recommendations for Healthcare Personnel Evaluating Patients for Possible 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Infection Posted February 11 2020

Congenital Syphilis Health Advisory Posted October 10 2019

Public Health Notice About Severe Lung Disease Among Persons Who Report Vaping September 3 2019

TMHP YouTube Channel Available for Providers August 21 2019

Managed Care Report Cards

Providers to Gain Access to Medicaid Client Medical and Dental Health Information through myAccount

Updated Limitation for Zika Virus Testing Effective July 1, 2019

Changes to the Sterilization Consent Form, Instructions, and Denial Letter Effective April 26, 2019

Revised Texas Medicaid Standing Order for Mosquito Repellent Benefit

FMSA Webinar Training Scheduled for March 19, 2019

Tarrant Service Area CHIP Report Card

Tarrant Service Area STAR Report Card for Children

SK Appendix III LTSS Code and Modifiers, Effective 06/01/2019

Update to Benefit Limitation for Procedure codes 96160-96161 in the Clinics and Other Outpatient Facility Services Handbook

Fetal Testing Procedure Code 59025 Updated Effective January 1, 2019, for Family Planning Program

MCO LTSS Quick Tips V7

Gynecological, Obstetrics, and Family Planning Title XIX Services Handbook Updated to Clarify Delivery Modifier Requirement

Health Alert: Infant botulism and risk of honey pacifiers Nov. 16, 2018

Telemedicine and Telehealth Services Webinar, October 26, 2018

Delayed Implementation for Required Taxonomy Code of Rendering Provider on Professional Claims Submitted to MCO

Reminder U3 Modifier Required on the Texas Health Steps Dental Mandatory Prior Authorization Request Form for General Anesthesia

Neonatal Level of Care Designation Required for Hospital Providers Rendering Neonatal Inpatient Services

Reimbursement Rate Changes for Texas Medicaid Therapy Assistant Services to become Effective September 1, 2018

Rider 43-Rendering Therapy Provider National Provider Identifier (NPI): Frequently Asked Questions

Professional Claims Submitted to MCOs Must Include Rendering Provider Taxonomy Code, Effective September 1, 2018

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