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CHIP Co-Payments Waived Until Further Notice

Last updated on 7/30/2020

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.

This is an update to the article titled “CHIP Co-Payments Waived Through July 31, 2020,” which was published on this website June 29, 2020.

As part of its continued response to COVID-19 (coronavirus), Texas Health and Human Services Comission will waive Children’s Health Insurance Plan (CHIP) co-payments until further notice. The waiver applies to medical office visit co-payments only.

For more information, call the TMHP Contact Center at 1-800-925-9126.