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Calaspargase Pegol-Mknl a Benefit for Texas Medicaid April 1, 2020

Last updated on 6/4/2020

Note: Texas Medicaid managed care organizations (MCOs) must provide all medically necessary, Medicaid-covered services to eligible clients. Administrative procedures such as prior authorization, pre-certification, referrals, and claims/encounter data filing may differ from traditional Medicaid (fee-for-service) and from MCO to MCO. Providers should contact the client's specific MCO for details.

Effective for dates of service on or after April 1, 2020, calaspargase pegol-mknl (procedure code J9118) is a benefit of Texas Medicaid for clients who are birth through 21 years of age.

Procedure code J9118 is restricted to diagnosis codes C9100, C9101, and C9102.

For more information, call the TMHP Contact Center at 800-925-9126.