COVID-19 Related News

09/01/2021 UPDATED COVID-19: Office Visit Co-Payments Reimbursement Process for Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

09/01/2021 UPDATED COVID-19: Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Client Signature Waived

09/01/2021 UPDATED COVID-19: THSteps Remote Delivery of Medical Checkups

09/01/2021 UPDATED COVID-19: Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) Telemedicine/Telehealth Reimbursement

09/01/2021 UPDATED COVID-19: Claims for Telephone Medical Services (Audio Only)

08/25/2021 BCBSTX Making It Easier to Transfer Members to Post-Acute Care

08/02/2021 UPDATED COVID-19: Office Visit Co-Payments Reimbursement Process for Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

08/02/2021 UPDATED COVID-19: Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Client Signature Waived

08/02/2021 UPDATED COVID-19: THSteps Remote Delivery of Medical Checkups

08/02/2021 UPDATED COVID-19: Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) Telemedicine/Telehealth Reimbursement

08/02/2021 UPDATED COVID-19: Claims for Telephone Medical Services (Audio Only)

07/01/2021 UPDATED COVID-19: Office Visit Co-Payments Reimbursement Process for Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

07/01/2021 UPDATED COVID-19: Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Client Signature Waived

07/01/2021 UPDATED COVID-19: THSteps Remote Delivery of Medical Checkups

07/01/2021 UPDATED COVID-19: Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) Telemedicine/Telehealth Reimbursement

07/01/2021 UPDATED COVID-19: Claims for Telephone Medical Services (Audio Only)

06/24/2021 QW Modifier Required for COVID-19 Testing Procedure Code 87636

06/11/2021 Updated: COVID-19 Pfizer Vaccine expanded to ages 12 and Older

06/11/2021 Pediatric Providers can Enroll in COVID-19 Vaccine Program

06/04/2021 UPDATED COVID-19: Office Visit Co-Payments Reimbursement Process for Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

06/04/2021 UPDATED COVID-19: Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Client Signature Waived

06/04/2021 UPDATED COVID-19: THSteps Remote Delivery of Medical Checkups

06/04/2021 UPDATED COVID-19: Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) Telemedicine/Telehealth Reimbursement

06/04/2021 UPDATED COVID-19: Claims for Telephone Medical Services (Audio Only)

06/04/2021 UPDATED COVID-19: Provider Enrollment Revalidation Due Dates Extended – Texas Medicaid

05/20/2021 Catch Up Now on Child and Adolescent Vaccinations

05/03/2021 UPDATED COVID-19: Office Visit Co-Payments Reimbursement Process for Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

05/03/2021 UPDATED COVID-19: Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Client Signature Waived

05/03/2021 UPDATED COVID-19: THSteps Remote Delivery of Medical Checkups

05/03/2021 UPDATED COVID-19: Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) Telemedicine/Telehealth Reimbursement

05/03/2021 UPDATED COVID-19: Claims for Telephone Medical Services (Audio Only)

05/03/2021 UPDATED COVID-19: Provider Enrollment Revalidation Due Dates Extended – Texas Medicaid

04/29/2021 COVID-19 and Childhood Obesity Complexities

04/15/2021 New Texas Department of State Health Service (DSHS) COVID-19 Vaccine Resources for Medicaid Providers

03/31/2021 UPDATED COVID-19: Office Visit Co-Payments Reimbursement Process for Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

03/31/2021 UPDATED COVID-19: Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Client Signature Waived

03/31/2021 UPDATED COVID-19: THSteps Remote Delivery of Medical Checkups

03/31/2021 UPDATED COVID-19: Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) Telemedicine/Telehealth Reimbursement

03/31/2021 UPDATED COVID-19: Claims for Telephone Medical Services (Audio Only)

03/22/2021 COVID-19: Janssen (Johnson and Johnson) Vaccine Coverage – Texas Medicaid

03/01/2021 UPDATED COVID-19: Office Visit Co-Payments Reimbursement Process for Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

03/01/2021 UPDATED COVID-19: Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Client Signature Waived

03/01/2021 UPDATED COVID-19: THSteps Remote Delivery of Medical Checkups

03/01/2021 UPDATED COVID-19: Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) Telemedicine/Telehealth Reimbursement

03/01/2021 UPDATED COVID-19: Claims for Telephone Medical Services (Audio Only)

02/26/2021 COVID-19: Vaccine Suspension of Out-of-Network Limits for Texas Medicaid and CHIP

02/23/2021 COVID-19: New ICD-10 Diagnosis Codes Updates for Texas Medicaid

02/01/2021 UPDATED COVID-19: Office Visit Co-Payments Reimbursement Process for Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

02/01/2021 UPDATED COVID-19: Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Client Signature Waived

02/01/2021 UPDATED COVID-19: THSteps Remote Delivery of Medical Checkups

02/01/2021 UPDATED COVID-19: Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) Telemedicine/Telehealth Reimbursement

02/01/2021 UPDATED COVID-19: Claims for Telephone Medical Services (Audio Only)

01/29/2021 COVID-19 Vaccine Coverage Includes Moderna for Texas Medicaid

01/29/2021 Provider-Facing COVID-19 Vaccine Key Messages

12/31/2020 COVID-19 Moderna Vaccine and Vaccine Administration Codes

12/22/2020 COVID-19 Vaccines and Administration Information

12/21/2020 COVID-19 Vaccines and Coverage

12/20/2020 COVID-19 Vaccines and Vaccine Administration Procedure Code

12/17/2020 UPDATED COVID-19: Office Visit Co-Payments Reimbursement Process for Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

12/17/2020 UPDATED COVID-19: Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Client Signature Waived

12/17/2020 UPDATED COVID-19: THSteps Remote Delivery of Medical Checkups

12/17/2020 UPDATED COVID-19: Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) Telemedicine/Telehealth Reimbursement

12/17/2020 UPDATED COVID-19: Claims for Telephone Medical Services (Audio Only)

12/17/2020 UPDATED Physical, Occupational, Speech Therapy Groups Accessing Telehealth Services End Dates Extended in Response to COVID-19

11/30/2020 UPDATED COVID-19: Existing Prior Authorizations 90-day Extension for Texas Medicaid End Dates Extended

11/30/2020 UPDATED COVID-19: Office Visit Co-Payments Reimbursement Process for Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

11/30/2020 UPDATED COVID-19: Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Client Signature Waived

11/30/2020 UPDATED COVID-19: THSteps Remote Delivery of Medical Checkups

11/30/2020 UPDATED COVID-19: Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) Telemedicine/Telehealth Reimbursement

11/30/2020 UPDATED COVID-19: Claims for Telephone Medical Services (Audio Only)

11/30/2020 UPDATED Physical, Occupational, Speech Therapy Groups Accessing Telehealth Services End Dates Extended in Response to COVID-19

11/18/2020 How Providers can Become a COVID-19 Vaccinator

10/26/2020 UPDATED COVID-19: Existing Prior Authorizations 90-day Extension for Texas Medicaid End Dates Extended

10/26/2020 UPDATED COVID-19: Office Visit Co-Payments Reimbursement Process for Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

10/26/2020 UPDATED COVID-19: Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Client Signature Waived

10/26/2020 UPDATED COVID-19: THSteps Remote Delivery of Medical Checkups

10/26/2020 UPDATED COVID-19: Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) Telemedicine/Telehealth Reimbursement

10/26/2020 UPDATED COVID-19: Claims for Telephone Medical Services (Audio Only)

10/26/2020 UPDATED Physical, Occupational, Speech Therapy Groups Accessing Telehealth Services End Dates Extended in Response to COVID-19

08/12/2020 UPDATED COVID-19: Existing Prior Authorization 90-day Extension for Texas Medicaid

08/12/2020 UPDATED COVID-19: Office Visit Co-Payments Reimbursement Process for CHIP

08/06/2020 UPDATED COVID-19: Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Client Signature Waived

08/06/2020 UPDATED COVID-19: THSteps Remote Delivery of Medical Checkups

08/06/2020 UPDATED COVID-19: Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) Telemedicine/Telehealth Reimbursement

08/06/2020 UPDATED COVID-19: Claims for Telephone Medical Services (Audio Only)

08/06/2020 UPDATED COVID-19: Texas Health Steps Medical and Dental Checkups

08/06/2020 UPDATED Physical, Occupational, Speech Therapy Groups Accessing Telehealth Services End Dates Extended in Response to COVID-19

07/29/2020 Procedure Code Additions for COVID-19

07/27/2020 COVID-19: Additional Procedure Code 87426 for Testing for Texas Medicaid

07/09/2020 COVID 19: Provider Re-Credentialing for Medicaid and CHIP

06/30/2020 UPDATED COVID-19: Texas Health Steps Medical and Dental Checkups

06/30/2020 UPDATED COVID-19: Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Client Signature Waived

06/30/2020 UPDATED COVID-19: THSteps Remote Delivery of Medical Checkups

06/30/2020 UPDATED COVID-19: Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) Telemedicine/Telehealth Reimbursement

06/30/2020 UPDATED COVID-19: Existing Prior Authorizations 90-day Extension for Texas Medicaid

06/30/2020 UPDATED COVID-19: Claims for Telephone Medical Services (Audio Only)

06/30/2020 UPDATED COVID-19: Office Visit Co-Payments Reimbursement Process for CHIP

06/30/2020 UPDATED COVID-19: Physical, Occupational, Speech Therapy Groups Accessing Telehealth Services End Dates Extended

06/22/2020 COVID-19: Office Visit Co-Payments Reimbursement Process for CHIP

06/16/2020 UPDATED COVID-19: Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Client Signature Waived

06/16/2020 UPDATED COVID-19: THSteps Remote Delivery of Medical Checkups

06/16/2020 UPDATED COVID-19: Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) Telemedicine/Telehealth Reimbursement

06/16/2020 UPDATED COVID-19: Existing Prior Authorizations 90-day Extension for Texas Medicaid

06/16/2020 UPDATED COVID-19: Claims for Telephone Medical Services (Audio Only)

06/15/2020 COVID-19: THSteps Medical Checkups Guidance for Remote Delivery FAQ

06/05/2020 UPDATED: Physical, Occupational, Speech Therapy Groups Accessing Telehealth Services End Dates Extended

05/29/2020 COVID-19: THSteps Remote Delivery of Medical Checkups

04/22/2020 COVID-19: Provider Enrollment Revalidation Due Dates Extended

04/15/2020 COVID-19: Existing Prior Authorizations 90-day Extension for Texas Medicaid

04/15/2020 COVID-19: Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Client Signature Waived

04/15/2020 COVID-19: Claims for Telephone Medical Services (Audio Only)

04/15/2020 COVID-19: Texas Health Steps Medical and Dental Checkups

04/14/2020 COVID-19: Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) Telemedicine/Telehealth Reimbursement

04/14/2020 COVID-19: Physical, Occupational, Speech Therapy Groups Accessing Telehealth Services

04/02/2020 COVID-19: Types of Virtual Visits

03/26/2020 Provider Notice – Temporary EVV Policies in Response to COVID-19

03/26/2020 Temporary EVV Policies for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)