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Zika Medicaid Benefit
Texas covers certain mosquito repellent products for the prevention of Zika virus as a year-round benefit in Medicaid ... and older in the following programs: Medicaid Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) CHIP-Perinatal Healthy Texas ... Women Children with Special Health Care Needs (CSHCN) Services Program Family Planning Program Title V Prenatal ...

Update on Zika Medicaid Benefit
On June 1, 2016, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released an informational bulletin on Medicaid benefits available for the prevention, detection, and response to the Zika virus. This ... as a Medicaid benefit when prescribed by an authorized health professional. HHSC is currently conducting a fiscal ...

Prevention
... how to avoid a possible chronic condition is essential. Prevention is an effective path to improving Texans' lives. ... to have meaningful conversations about substance use. Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention Program at the Texas Department of State Health Services creates, promotes and guides public health programs ...

Zika Resources
... and fatalities are rare. Webinar The Department of State Health Services has prepared a recorded webinar on the Zika Virus ... on the virus, key services and benefits listed by prevention, detection, and treatment. You can download the ...

Texas Medicaid Mosquito Repellent Benefit Aims To Protect Texans
Starting May 1, the Texas Health and Human Services Commission is offering the ... clients to ensure additional Texans are protected from the Zika virus that can be devastating to unborn babies. ...

Mosquito Repellant Benefit for Zika Reactivated Through December 31, 2016
... reactivating the mosquito repellent benefit for Zika virus prevention for all programs previously covered by the ... should continue to refer to TexasZika.org and the local health departments for up to date and regional information ... provider portal for all Medicaid and CHIP programs Member Services Hotline staff must be trained and knowledgeable on ...

Update on Mosquito Repellent Benefit
Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) will renew the mosquito ... its members and provider networks. The renewed 2017 Texas Medicaid Standing Order for Mosquito Repellent is attached ... at https://www.txvendordrug.com/formulary/formulary/zika-virus-prevention . The language in these documents is ...

Texas Offers Services for Victims of Hurricane Harvey
Texas Health and Human Services is urging people to be aware of the ... repellent benefit for certain populations to help prevent Zika transmission. Widespread flooding increases the ...

Texas Becomes First State to Issue Standing Order for Mosquito Repellent to Fight Zika
... to their pharmacist to pick up mosquito repellent, Health and Human Services Executive Commissioner Charles Smith announced ... to implement such an order to slow the spread of the Zika virus. Eligible patients no longer need to call or visit ...

Clarification - Texas Medicaid Standing Order for Mosquito Repellent
... if they are in the following programs: Medicaid Children's Health Insurance Program CHIP-Perinatal Healthy Texas Women Children with Special Health Care Needs Services Program Family Planning Program The renewed 2017 ... at https://www.txvendordrug.com/formulary/formulary/zika-virus-prevention . The language in these documents is ...