Effective April 1: EVV Compliance Score Must be 90%
Beginning April 1, 2017, providers required to use Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) will be required to meet the minimum EVV compliance score of 90% as outlined in the EVV Provider Compliance Plan. Providers were required to meet the minimum score of 75% for the first year of compliance from April 1, 2016, through March 31, 2017. Questions about this alert can be sent to: email@example.com
THSteps Documentation Improvement
As a Texas Health Steps (THSteps) provider, you affect the lives of many young Texans, and the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) understands documenting the THSteps components of the checkup can be challenging. One federal and two state contracted reviews of medical records have shown that missing documentation is the largest factor and the primary cause of records being reviewed and money being recouped. HHSC would like to assist you in documenting all of the required components and elements of the THSteps checkups in order to reflect the work you perform to complete each checkup. | read more...
Patient Protection And Affordable Care Act Deadline Has Passed And Dis-enrollment From Texas Medicaid Will Occur January 31, 2017
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) requires providers to have revalidated their enrollment in state Medicaid programs by September 24, 2016. In accordance with PPACA and based on direction from the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC),TMHP has accepted and is processing completed revalidation applications received by September 24, 2016. | read more...
THsteps Checkup Documentation -- Essential to Medical Records
As a Texas Health Steps (THSteps) provider you affect the lives of many young Texans. The care you provide helps prevent serious or chronic health-care problems and often helps young patients begin to develop positive lifelong health-care habits. Being a THSteps provider can be very rewarding. It can also be very challenging, especially when it comes to medical checkup documentation. | read more...
As a Texas Children’s Health Plan provider, we value your role in providing quality health care to our members, your patients. Our role as a health plan is to provide you with the tools and resources you need to be successful as efficiently and productively as possible. Texas Children’s Health Plan offers solutions and new technologies that save you time so that you can better serve your patients.
Our website for providers is designed as a tool to help you. You can find an array of resources such as:
We will keep you updated as new technologies become available. Check our Provider Resources page periodically to stay up-to-date on the latest resources available to you. To learn more, call our provider relations department at 832-828-1008 or toll-free at 1-800-731-8527.