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Update to CSHCN Services Program Provider Manual Medical Nutrition Services Chapter

Last updated on 5/10/2019

Beginning June 1, 2019, the current Children with Special Health Care Needs Services Program Provider Manual, Medical Nutrition Services chapter will be updated. The following statement will be moved from section 26.3.4, “Reimbursement,” to the appropriate section, 26.2.5, “Reimbursement”:

Providers must dispense the most cost-effective product in accordance with a prescription from a licensed physician. Organic products will not be reimbursed unless medical documentation is provided to substantiate the need for that formulation.

For more information, call the TMHP-CSHCN Services Program Contact Center at 800-568-2413.