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December 2016 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Speech Therapy Services Handbook : 5 Children’s Therapy Services Clients birth through 20 years of age : 5.4 Age Adjustment for Children Born Prematurely

5.4
Age is adjusted for children born before 37 weeks gestation and is based on a 40-week term. The developmental age must be measured against the adjusted age rather than chronological age until the child is 24 months old. The age adjustment cannot exceed 16 weeks.

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