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Medicaid and CHIP Allocation: Deadline to Apply for CARES Act Extended to August 3, 2020

Last updated on 7/22/2020

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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.

This is an update to the article titled, “Medicaid and CHIP Allocation: Deadline to Apply for CARES Act, July 20, 2020,” which was posted on this website on July 15, 2020.

The update is that the deadline to apply for the Federal CARES Act Provider Relief Fund has been extended to Monday, August 3, 2020.

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