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2012 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Durable Medical Equipment, Medical Supplies, and Nutritional Products Handbook : 2. Texas Medicaid (Title XIX) Home Health Services : 2.2 Services, Benefits, Limitations and Prior Authorization

2.2 Services, Benefits, Limitations and Prior Authorization
Home health services include home health skilled nursing (SN), home health aide (HHA), physical therapy (PT), and occupational therapy (OT) services; DME; and expendable medical supplies that are provided to eligible Medicaid clients at their place of residence.
Note:
THSteps-eligible clients who qualify for medically necessary services beyond the limits of this Home Health Services benefit may receive those services through CCP.
Refer to:
Subsection 5.1.1, “Overview” in the Children’s Services Handbook (Vol. 2, Provider Handbooks) for more information on clients birth through 20 years of age.
Section 3, “Home Health Nursing and Therapy Services” in the Nursing and Therapy Services Handbook (Vol. 2, Provider Handbooks) for more information on nursing and therapy services.

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