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December 2016 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Medical and Nursing Specialists, Physicians, and Physician Assistants Handbook : 9 Physician : 9.2 Services, Benefits, Limitations, and Prior Authorization : 9.2.69 Surgery Billing Guidelines : Second Opinions
Texas Medicaid benefits include payment to physicians when eligible clients request second opinions about specific problems. The claim must be coded with the appropriate office or hospital visit codes, and the notation “Client Initiated Second Opinion” should be identified in Block 24D of the CMS-1500 paper claim form.
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Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership
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