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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 : 2.2.3 Audiology and Audiometry Evaluation and Diagnostic Services : Prior Authorization
Hearing screening and testing services do not require prior authorization. Documentation of medical necessity must be maintained by the provider in the client’s medical record. Retrospective review may be performed to ensure that the documentation supports medical necessity for the service.

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