Revisions

20-1, Changes to Section 2030, Section 5000, Form 2601, Form 2601-S and Instructions

Revision Notice 20-1; Effective March 16, 2020

 

The following change(s) were made:

Revised Title Change
2030 Managed Care Organization Coordination Updates time limits for activities, clarifies the process for obtaining the physician signature on Form 2601, Physician Certification, and completing Form 2603, Individual Service Plan, and clarifies how to proceed when the managed care organization experiences a delay in the completion of activities within the specified timeline.
5000 Service Delivery Options Updates service delivery options for Consumer Directed Services, the Service Responsibility Option and agency option.
Form 2601, Form 2601-S and Instructions Physician Certification Adds two questions for the physician to answer to certify a need for ongoing services.

19-2, Miscellaneous Changes

Revision Notice 19-2; Effective December 2, 2019

 

The following change(s) were made:

Revised Title Change
Section 4910 Employment Assistance Removes “waiver” from Medically Dependent Children Program services and clarifies a member who has been referred for Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) or contacted TWC himself is eligible to receive employee assistance (EA).
Section 6140 Unable to Obtain Physician Signature Adds a new section.

19-1, Miscellaneous Changes

Revision Notice 19-1; Effective June 3, 2019

 

The following change(s) were made:

Revised Title Change
Section 1000 Overview and Eligibility Removes Program Support Unit (PSU) language and clarifies other language.
Section 2000 Medically Dependent Children Program Intake and Initial Application Removes PSU language; clarifies other language; updates PSU procedures for individuals in a limited nursing home stay in Sections 2131 and 2132; and updates Form 3618 procedures in Section 2134.
Section 3000 STAR Kids Screening and Assessment and Service Planning Removes PSU language and clarifies other language.
Section 4000 STAR Kids Community Services Removes PSU language and clarifies other language.
Section 5000 Service Delivery Options Removes PSU language and clarifies other language.
Section 8000 Utilization Management and Review by the State Changes Section 8100 title and clarifies language.
Appendix V STAR Kids Acronyms Adds a new appendix.
Appendix IX STAR Kids TxMedCentral Naming Conventions Changes title, replaces “Plan ID” with “Plan Code” and clarifies language.
Appendix XI STAR Kids Plan Codes Adds a new appendix.

18-2, Miscellaneous Changes

Revision Notice 18-2; Effective September 3, 2018

 

The following change(s) were made:

Revised Title Change
Section 1000 Overview and Eligibility Deletes Section 1360, Section 1930 and Program Support Unit (PSU) language. Clarifies and adds language in Section 1530.
Section 2000 Medically Dependent Children Program Intake and Initial Application Deletes Section 2020 and PSU language. Clarifies other language.
Section 3326 Suspension of Medically Dependent Children Program Services Adds language for members who do not receive Community First Choice (CFC) and also have MAO Medicaid.
Section 4600 Medically Dependent Children Program Services Adds language pertaining to members utilizing CFC.
Section 6000 Denials and Terminations Deletes PSU language and clarifies other language.
Glossary Glossary Clarifies and adds new language.