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December 2016 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Medical Transportation Program Handbook : 1 General Information

1 General Information
The Medical Transportation Program (MTP), under the direction of the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC), arranges transportation and travel-related services for eligible Medicaid, Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) Services Program, and Transportation for Indigent Cancer Patients (TICP) clients who have no other means of transportation. MTP is responsible for the prior authorization of all MTP services.
MTP provides for the following general services:
Mileage reimbursement for enrolled individual transportation provider (ITP): The enrolled ITP can be the responsible party, family member, friend, neighbor, or client.
Under the contract between Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) and MTP, TMHP is responsible for enrollment of providers and processing of MTP provider claims.
MTP contracts with various provider types to arrange transportation and travel-related services for eligible MTP clients and their attendants.
There are three MTP provider types that enroll directly with TMHP:
All other transportation providers arrange enrollment through MTP (e.g., transportation service area providers, client services providers).

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