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December 2016 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Vision and HearingServices Handbook : 4 Vision Care Professionals : 4.3 Services, Benefits, Limitations, and Prior Authorization : 4.3.3 THSteps Medical Checkup Vision Screening : 4.3.3.1 Vision Screening Outside of a THSteps Preventive Care Medical Checkup

4.3.3.1
Vision screening for clients who are birth through 20 years of age may be completed at any primary care provider’s office visit upon the following:
Clients who are birth through 20 years of age must be screened for eye abnormalities by history, observation, and physical exam. Clients who are identified as high risk must be referred to an appropriate Medicaid-enrolled optometrist or ophthalmologist.

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