Governor Abbott, HHSC Extend Flexibilities For Medicaid, CHIP Providers During COVID-19 Response

AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is extending flexibilities to Medicaid and CHIP recipients and providers through October 23rd, 2020, as the state continues to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. These flexibilities will minimize face-to-face interactions and ensure continuity of care for clients during the COVID-19 response.

“The State of Texas is working to ensure continuity of care for CHIP and Medicaid recipients as we respond to COVID-19,” said Governor Abbott. “The flexibilities the state is providing will protect access to important care and resources that many Texans rely on for their health and safety.”

Source: Governor Abbott, HHSC Extend Flexibilities For Medicaid, CHIP Providers During COVID-19 Response / The Gilmer Mirror

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