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2012 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Medicaid Managed Care Handbook : 7. Children's Medicaid Dental Services : 7.6 Authorizations for Children's Medicaid Managed Care Dental Services (Non-orthodontia Services)

7.6 Authorizations for Children's Medicaid Managed Care Dental Services (Non-orthodontia Services)
Authorization requests for services administered by the client's dental plan must be submitted to the client's dental plan according to the guidelines specific to the plan under which the client is covered.
If a member is new to a dental plan and has an open authorization for covered dental services from TMHP or another HHSC contracted Medicaid managed care dental plan, the dental plan must accept that authorization not require additional authorization or review.

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