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December 2016 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Medical and Nursing Specialists, Physicians, and Physician Assistants Handbook : 7 Maternity Service Clinics (MSC) : 7.2 Services, Benefits, Limitations, and Prior Authorization : 7.2.1 Initial Prenatal Care Visit Components : Education and Counseling
Education and counseling includes pregnancy, delivery, nutrition, breast-feeding, family planning, and preventive health. The education and counseling should also include the need for a medical home and information about THSteps medical and dental checkups for the client.
The complete physical examination may be completed at the second visit if the MSC’s routine involves a two-stage initial evaluation.

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