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Telemedicine (Physician-Delivered) and Telehealth (Non-Physician-Delivered) Services Extended through January 21, 2021, or through January 31, 2021 if the PHE is Extended

Last updated on 12/17/2020

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 “Telemedicine (Physician-Delivered) and Telehealth (Non-Physician-Delivered) Services Extended Through December 31, 2020” which was posted on this website on December 8, 2020.

Healthy Texas Women (HTW) and Family Planning Program (FPP) COVID-19 related flexibilities have been extended through January 21, 2021, or through January 31, 2021, if the federal public health emergency (PHE) continues beyond January 21, 2021.

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