Background:
On May 8, 2020, in response to COVID-19, HHSC issued guidance permitting remote delivery of certain components of Texas Health Steps medical checkups for children over 24 months of age (starting after the “24-month” checkup). HHSC has created a commonly asked questions document to augment information contained in the original guidance. This information is posted in the Texas Health Steps portion of the MCS Provider COVID-19 page.

HHSC has created a commonly asked questions document to augment information contained in the original guidance. This information is posted in the Texas Health Steps portion of the MCS Provider COVID-19 page.

Action:
MCOs should direct providers to the HHSC website for FAQs regarding the guidance permitting remote delivery of certain components of Texas Health Steps medical checkups.

Resource:

Texas Health Steps Telemedicine Guidance for Providers: Answers to Common Questions