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December 2016 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Women’s Health Services Handbook : 2 Healthy Texas Women (HTW) Program Overview : 2.2 HTW Provider Enrollment

2.2
Certain providers who deliver family planning services, have completed the Medicaid-enrollment process through TMHP, and have certified that they do not perform elective abortions or affiliate with providers that perform elective abortion are eligible to participate.
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Certain providers that want to participate in HTW must certify that they do not perform or promote elective abortions and do not affiliate with any entity that does, as directed by HHSC. Providers may complete the Healthy Texas Women Certification and disclose the required information as part of the Medicaid enrollment process, or at any time after completing the Medicaid enrollment process. New providers may use the TMHP website to submit the Healthy Texas Women Certification through the Provider Enrollment Portal (PEP). Medicaid-only providers may use the TMHP website to submit the Healthy Texas Women Certification through the Provider Information Management System (PIMS).
The following provider types are required to certify:
Physician or physician group with a general surgery, family practice/general practice, gynecology, OB/GYN, internal medicine, or pediatric specialty, or a clinic/group practice
Information that providers submit through PIMS can be searched by clients who use the Find a Doctor feature on the HTW website at www.texaswomenshealth.org/providers.

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