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Multiple Medicaid COVID-19 Flexibilities Extended Through April 30, 2021

Last updated on 3/25/2021

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.

The following Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Plan (CHIP) COVID-19 flexibilities have been extended through April 30, 2021, unless the federal public health emergency ends sooner:

The Texas Health and Human Services Commission will provide more information if there are changes. For more information, call the TMHP Contact Center at 800-925-9126.