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Multiple Medicaid COVID-19 Flexibilities Extended Through July 31, 2020

Last updated on 6/29/2020

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Information posted June 29, 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.

As part of its continued response to COVID-19 (coronavirus), the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) has extended multiple Medicaid COVID-19 flexibilities through July 31, 2020. 

Affected policies are included in the following provider notifications:

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