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December 2016 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Inpatient and Outpatient Hospital Services Handbook : 3 Inpatient Hospital (Medical/Surgical Acute Care Inpatient Facility) : 3.2 Services, Benefits, Limitations, and Prior Authorization - Acute Care : 3.2.4 Newborn Care

Newborn care includes routine newborn care, routine screenings, and specialized nursery care for newborns with specific problems.
Hospital providers must provide all state-mandated newborn screenings and vaccinations.
Refer to:
Subsection, “Hearing Screening,” in the Children’s Services Handbook (Vol 2. Provider Handbooks).
Subsection 5.3.9, “Newborn Examination,” in the Children’s Services Handbook (Vol. 2, Provider Handbooks).

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