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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 : 2.2.14 Mobility Aids : 2.2.14.1 Canes, Crutches, and Walkers

2.2.14.1
Canes, crutches, and walkers may be prior authorized as a home health service with documentation supporting medical necessity. This documentation must be provided by a physician familiar with the client and must include information on the client's impaired mobility.

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