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Medicaid/CHIP

Community participates in the State of Texas Access Reform (STAR) and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)!

Health Insurance Marketplace

Community now offers health insurance benefits in the Health Insurance Marketplace!

Reminder: CHIP-Perinate Coverage of Tdap Vaccine

The Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Acellular Pertussis (Tdap) vaccine is part of routine prenatal care and is a covered benefit in CHIP-P.

This vaccine is recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), and American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) as part of routine prenatal care:
• CDC: https://www.cdc.gov/pertussis/pregnant/mom/get-vaccinated.html
• AAP: https://www.aap.org/en-us/about-the-aap/aap-press-room/pages/AAP-Updates-TDAP-Recommendations.aspx
• ACOG: https://www.acog.org/Resources-And-Publications/Committee-Opinions/Committee-on-Obstetric-Practice/Update-on-Immunization-and-Pregnancy-Tetanus-Diphtheria-and-Pertussis-Vaccination


https://hhs.texas.gov/about-hhs/communications-events/news/2017/12/reminder-chip-p-coverage-tdap-vaccine

Obstetric Delivery Enhanced Claim Requirements for CHIP Perinate Program Claims

Obstetric Delivery Enhanced Claim Requirements for CHIP Perinate Program Claims

Beginning January 1, 2019

Community will deny claims for CLIA-waived lab services if Provider does not have a valid CLIA certification

Effective September 1, 2018

Telemedicine & Telehealth 

Community’s Statement Regarding Cost-Sharing Reductions (CSR)

NOTICE TO PHYSICIANS AND PROVIDERS

Ordering, Referring, and Prescribing Providers UPDATE

Medicaid Fraud Notice 10/23/2017

Zika

THSteps Notices from HHSC

THSteps Checkup Documentation

CHIP Notices from HHSC

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Community Health Choice, Inc.
Attn: Appeals Department
2636 South Loop West, Suite 125
Houston, TX 77054
Web site: www.communityhealthchoice.org
Fax: 713.295.7033

HHSC Complaints and Appeals e-mail: hpm_Complaints@hhsc.state.tx.us

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