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December 2016 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Section 1: Provider Enrollment and Responsibilities : 1.6 Provider Responsibilities : 1.6.15 Physical, Occupational, and Speech Therapy Providers

Physical therapists, occupational therapists, and speech-language pathologists must be enrolled in Texas Medicaid according to their specific licensure in order to be reimbursed for services rendered to Texas Medicaid clients.
Occupational therapists, physical therapist, physical therapy assistants, or occupational therapy assistants must be registered and licensed by the Executive Council of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Examiners.
Auxiliary (aide, orderly, student, or technician), a licensed therapy assistant, and a licensed speech-language pathology intern (Clinical Fellow) are not eligible to enroll as therapy providers in Texas Medicaid.
Refer to:
Subsection 2.1.1, “Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA)” in the Radiology and Laboratory Services Handbook (Vol. 2, Provider Handbooks).

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