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December 2016 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
Home health services include home health skilled nursing (SN), home health aide (HHA), physical therapy (PT) and occupational therapy (OT) services; DME; and expendable medical supplies that are provided to eligible Medicaid clients at their place of residence.
Note:
THSteps-eligible clients who qualify for medically necessary services beyond the limits of this Home Health Services benefit may receive those services through CCP.
Refer to:
Subsection 5.1.1, “Overview” in the Children’s Services Handbook (Vol. 2, Provider Handbooks) for more information on clients who are birth through 20 years of age.
The Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Speech Therapy Services Handbook (Vol. 2, Provider Handbooks) for more information about therapy services.
The Home Health Nursing and Private Duty Nursing Services Handbook (Vol. 2, Provider Handbooks) for more information about nursing services.

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