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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 : 2.2.19 Respiratory Equipment and Supplies : 2.2.19.8 Positive Airway Pressure System Devices

2.2.19.8
In addition to the Home Health Services (Title XIX) Durable Medical Equipment (DME)/Medical Supplies Physician Order Form, a Medicaid Certificate of Medical Necessity for CPAP/BiPAP or Oxygen Therapy Form must be signed and dated by the physician familiar with the client and submitted by the provider for all positive pressure system devices. The original signed copy must be kept in the medical record.
2.2.19.8.1 Prior Authorization
Heated and Non-heated Humidification For Use With Positive Airway Pressure System
Humidification devices require prior authorization. Documentation of medical necessity including the diagnosis and expected outcome must be submitted with the request for prior authorization.

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