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December 2016 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Children’s Services Handbook : 1 General Information : 1.1 Medical Transportation Program

1.1
The Medical Transportation Program (MTP) is funded with federal and state dollars to arrange nonemergency transportation to medical or dental appointments for eligible clients and their attendants.
The Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) administrative rules govern parental accompaniment of children who receive Medicaid screenings, treatments, and MTP services.
Titles 1 Texas Administrative Code (TAC), Part 15, §380.207 allows parents or guardians to authorize one adult and one alternate adult to accompany their children on MTP rides when the parent or guardian is unable to do so. The parent or guardian is required to designate the other adult on a form prescribed by HHSC in accordance with section §380.207(4).
An adult who is authorized by a parent or guardian may not be a provider or an employee or affiliate of a provider that submits claims for services.
Refer to:
Medical Transportation Program Handbook (Vol. 2, Provider Handbooks) for more information.

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