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2012 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Behavioral Health, Rehabilitation, and Case Management Services Handbook : 5. Mental Health Rehabilitation, Mental Health Case Management, and Intellectual Disability Service Coordination : 5.1 Enrollment : 5.1.1 Local Authority (LA) Providers

An LA provider who is authorized by the Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) to provide coordination services, must be enrolled as a Long Term Care provider, and must submit claims through the Long Term Care system.
Local authorities are the only entities that provide targeted case management (service coordination) services to clients who have an intellectual disability.
Refer to:
The TMHP website at for additional information about Long Term Care enrollment and billing requirements.

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