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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 : 2.2.11 Diabetic Equipment and Supplies

Diabetic equipment and supplies are a benefit through Title XIX Home Health Services and do not require prior authorization unless otherwise specified.
Diabetic equipment and supplies may be obtained through one of the following methods:
A Home Health Services (Title XIX) Durable Medical Equipment (DME)/Medical Supplies Physician Order Form prescribing the DME or medical supplies. The Title XIX Form must be signed and dated by the prescribing physician who is familiar with the client prior to supplying any medical equipment or supplies.
A verbal or a detailed written order provided by a physician, physician assistant (PA), nurse practitioner (NP), clinical nurse specialist (CNS), or a certified nurse midwife (CNM).

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