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CHIP Copayments Waived Through June 30, 2021

Last updated on 5/27/2021

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.

This is an update to the article titled “CHIP Copayments Waived Through May 31, 2021,” which was posted on the TMHP website on April 29, 2021.

As part of its continued response to COVID-19 (coronavirus), the Texas Health and Human Services Commission will waive Children’s Health Insurance Plan (CHIP) co-payments through June 30, 2021. The waiver applies to medical office visit co-payments only.

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