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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 : Electric Lift
Prior authorization for an electric lift may be considered when the client meets criteria for a hydraulic lift and additional documentation explains why a hydraulic lift will not meet the client's needs.
Portable lifts that can be used outside the home setting, hydraulic or electric, are not a benefit through Title XIX Home Health Services. For clients who are birth through 20 years of age, portable lifts that can be used outside the home setting may be considered through CCP.

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