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2012 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Gynecological and Reproductive Health and Family Planning Services Handbook : 4. Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Family Planning Program Services : 4.2 Services, Benefits, Limitations, and Prior Authorization : 4.2.7 Family Planning Education : 4.2.7.1 Medical Nutrition Therapy

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For clients requiring intensive nutritional guidance, medical nutritional therapy can be provided as an allowable and billable service using procedure code 97802. Medical nutritional therapy, however, must be provided by a registered dietician in order to be reimbursed. Procedure code 97802 may only be billed up to four times per state fiscal year for the same client by the same provider.

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