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2012 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Children’s Services Handbook : 4. Texas Health Steps (THSteps) Dental : 4.2 Services, Benefits, Limitations, and Prior Authorization : 4.2.1 THSteps Dental Services : 4.2.1.2 Parental Accompaniment

4.2.1.2
Parental Accompaniment
Children who are 14 years of age and younger must be accompanied to THSteps dental appointments by a parent, legal guardian, or another adult who is authorized by the parent or guardian unless the services are provided by an exempt entity as defined by the Human Resources Code. For additional information and exceptions, see subsection D.5, “Parental Accompaniment” in Appendix D, “Texas Health Steps Statutory State Requirements,” in this handbook.

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