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December 2016 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Vision and HearingServices Handbook : 2 Nonimplantable Hearing Aid Devices and Related Services : 2.1 Enrollment : 2.1.1 School Districts, State Agencies, and Inpatient Facilities

2.1.1
To be reimbursed for audiology and audiometry evaluation and diagnostic services for suspected and confirmed hearing loss (other than audiology evaluation and therapy services reimbursed to School Health and Related Services [SHARS] providers), audiologists employed by or contracted with school districts, state agencies, and inpatient hospitals must enroll as individual practitioners or group practitioners by choosing “Audiologist” on the enrollment application.
To be reimbursed for hearing aid devices and accessories, and fitting and dispensing visits and revisits, audiologists and hearing aid fitters and dispensers employed by or contracted with school districts, state agencies, and inpatient hospitals must enroll as individual practitioners or facilities by choosing “Hearing Aid” on the enrollment application.
Appropriately-licensed providers who want to provide both audiology services and hearing aid fitting and dispensing services must complete applications for audiologist and for hearing aid fitter and dispenser for each program for which they want to enroll.
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