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For ProvidersNews & UpdatesTexas Health Steps- Spring 2015


Texas Health Steps - Spring 2015

Submitted by jbrown on Tue, 04/07/2015 - 15:03

Date: October 5th, 2015

Texas Health Steps

Texas Health Steps focuses on the medical, dental, and case management services for Medicaid members between the ages of birth through 20, and is dedicated to:

  • Expanding recipient awareness of existing medical, dental, and case management services through outreach and informing efforts, and
  • Recruiting and retaining a qualified provider pool to assure the availability of comprehensive preventive medical, dental, and case management services.

The following provider types may provide Texas Health Steps preventive services within his or her individual scope of practice:

  • Physician or Physician Group (MD or DO)
  • Physician Assistant (PA)
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)
  • Nurse Practitioner (NP)
  • Certified Nurse-midwife (CNM)
  • Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC)
  • Rural Health Clinic (RHC)
  • Healthcare provider or facility with physician supervision including, but not limited to, a:
    • Community-based Hospital and Clinic
    • Family Planning Clinic
    • Home Health Agency
    • Local or Regional Health Department
    • Maternity Clinic
    • Migrant Health Center
    • School-based Health Center

Providers performing medical, dental, and case management services who wish to be eligible for reimbursement from RightCare from Scott & White Health Plan for providing Texas Health Steps services must enroll in this program through the Texas Medicaid and Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) at