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December 2016 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Vision and HearingServices Handbook : 2 Nonimplantable Hearing Aid Devices and Related Services : 2.2 Services, Benefits, Limitations, and Prior Authorization : 2.2.2 Hearing Screenings

Hearing screening provided due to client concern, or at the provider’s discretion, is a benefit for clients of any age when the client is referred by a Medicaid-enrolled physician, and the screening is provided by a Medicaid-enrolled provider licensed to perform these services.
Routine newborn hearing screenings and Texas Health Steps (THSteps) medical checkup hearing screenings are benefits for Texas Medicaid clients, and are included in the reimbursement for the routine service or visit.

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