News and Updates

Alerts

05/19/2022 Provider Alert: Reminder to Encourage Medicaid Members to Renew Coverage

05/19/2022 Federal Public Health Emergency Updates for 2022

05/17/2022 Additional Update to Prior Authorization Codes for Medicaid Members, Effective July 1

05/17/2022 Webinar: Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Provider Training -FMSA and Claims Rejection 05/25/2022

05/06/2022 UPDATED COVID-19: Office Visit Co-Payments Reimbursement Process for Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

05/06/2022 UPDATED COVID-19: THSteps Remote Delivery of Medical Checkups

05/06/2022 UPDATED COVID-19: Claims for Telephone Medical Services (Audio Only)

05/05/2022 STAR Kids Appendix III Long Term Services and Supports (LTSS) Billing Matrix Update for April 2022

04/26/2022 Supporting Mental Health - Medicaid

04/26/2022 Texas Health Steps (THSteps), Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS®) and Bright Futures Required Components

04/25/2022 Texas Medicaid Claims Editing Enhancements Effective July 26, 2022

04/20/2022 Update to Prior Authorization Codes for Medicaid Members, Effective July 1, 2022

04/20/2022 Webinar: Electronic Visits Verifications (EVV) Provider Trainings 04/27/2022

04/15/2022 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) Disease Management for Medicaid

04/13/2022 COVID-19: New ICD-10 Diagnosis Codes Updates for Texas Medicaid Effective 04/01/2022

04/05/2022 UPDATED COVID-19: Office Visit Co-Payments Reimbursement Process for Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

04/05/2022 UPDATED COVID-19: THSteps Remote Delivery of Medical Checkups

04/05/2022 UPDATED COVID-19: Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) Telemedicine/Telehealth Reimbursement

04/05/2022 UPDATED COVID-19: Claims for Telephone Medical Services (Audio Only)

03/30/2022 Do You Know Your BCBSTX Medicaid Provider Representative?

03/28/2022 Improving the Care of Patients with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

03/28/2022 New Procedure Codes for Self-Measure Blood Pressure Monitoring

03/24/2022 COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Codes 0051A, 0052A, 0053A, and 0054A for Medicaid and CHIP

03/24/2022 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas Shared Best Practices for Texas Health Steps (THSteps)

03/17/2022 Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) Provider FAQ

03/15/2022 Update to Prior Authorization Codes for Medicaid Members Effective 04/01/2022

03/15/2022 Changes to Provider Demographic Updates

03/15/2022 Independent Review Organization (IRO) and External Medical Review (EMR) Provider Training

03/15/2022 Abbott Recall of Certain Powdered Formulas

03/15/2022  Effective April 1, 2022: Dupixent Benefits Medicaid and CHIP

03/14/2022 Member Over-the-Counter COVID-19 Tests

03/04/2022 New Episodes of Medicaid Simplified: A Podcast for Texas Medicaid Providers

02/28/2022 Low Pre-Adolescent Vaccine Rates: Best Practices for Promoting Vaccines for STAR Kids

02/28/2022 Reporting Quality of Care Concerns

02/25/2022 Free eLearning: Maternal Health Training for Providers maternal-health-training-providers

02/25/2022 Interim Guidance for Synchronous Audiovisual Physical, Occupational, Speech Therapy Services

02/25/2022 COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Codes M0220 and M0221 Benefits for Medicaid

02/24/2022 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCSTX) Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Provider Training

02/23/2022 Revised Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Policy Handbook by March 1, 2022

02/21/2022 COVID-19 Effective Jan. 21, 2022: Veklury (Remdesivir) is a Texas Medicaid Benefit

02/21/2022 Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) Survey Now Available

02/21/2022 Medicaid and CHIP Requirements for Current Telehealth and Telemedicine

02/01/2022 UPDATED COVID-19: Office Visit Co-Payments Reimbursement Process for Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

02/01/2022 UPDATED COVID-19: Claims for Telephone Medical Services (Audio Only) – Texas Medicaid

02/01/2022 UPDATED COVID-19: Rural Health Clinics (RHC) and Telehealth/Telemedicine – Texas Medicaid

02/01/2022 Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas (BCBSTX) Medicaid Supplemental Data Sets (SDS)

02/01/2022 Common Errors in Texas Health Steps (THSteps) Preventative Exams

02/01/2022 COVID-19: THSteps Remote Delivery of Medical Checkups

01/27/2022 Effective 2/1/2022 Applied Behavior Analysis Service

01/27/2022 Applied Behavioral Analysis for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

01/27/2022 Claim Editing Enhancements Coming Feb. 23

01/27/2022 Availity Provider Learning Opportunities

01/12/2022 New Look Ahead for Provider Website

01/10/2022 Alert: Reminder to Encourage Medicaid Members to Renew Coverage

01/03/2022 UPDATED COVID-19: Office Visit Co-Payments Reimbursement Process for Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)

01/03/2022 UPDATED COVID-19: THSteps Remote Delivery of Medical Checkups

01/03/2022 UPDATED COVID-19: Rural Health Clinics (RHCs) Telemedicine/Telehealth Reimbursement

01/03/2022 UPDATED COVID-19: Claims for Telephone Medical Services (Audio Only)

01/03/2022 UPDATED COVID-19: Physical, Occupational, Speech Therapy Groups Accessing Telehealth Services