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.
On August 24, 2021, for dates of service on or after June 8, 2021, the reimbursement rates for COVID-19 vaccine administration procedure code M0201 (payment amount for administering the COVID-19 vaccine in the home) were updated for Texas Medicaid and the Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) Services Program.
To view the updates, click the following link: COVID-19 Vaccine Administration Code M0201
Affected claims, if any are identified, will be reprocessed. Providers are not required to appeal the claims unless they are denied for additional reasons after the claims reprocessing is completed.
For more information, call the TMHP Contact Center at 800-925-9126 or the TMHP-CSHCN Services Program Contact Center at 800-568-2413.