For Providers Texas

Provider Tools

Brochures and Education Tools

For information on the STAR Kids Program beginning in November 2016, please click here.

Discharge Toolkit

Tips for Families

**Click here for Prior Authorization information for the HHSC Medicaid Managed Care Expansion Area**


PCP Toolkit for Behavioral Health

Includes information and patient resources on ADHD, Anxiety, Depression and Substance Use Disorder.

Depression Toolkit

Handbooks & Manuals

Provider Manuals

Provider Portal (Online Claims)

Cultural Competency Plan

Medical Necessity Criteria

*Note* – Effective February 1, 2011, Cenpatico, in association with InterQual, will begin enforcing new Medical Necessity Criteria for Behavioral Health. To see answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) regarding the change, please click here.


Medication Resources

Medicaid/CHIP Medication Formulary

Contact Information

Reference Guides


Administrative & Claims

Outpatient Treatment Request (OTR)

Psych Testing Forms

Electroconvulsive Therapy Form

Interpreter Request Form

School Based Counseling Forms

Discharge Consultation Documentation

Discharge Medication Request for Pharmacy Authorization

Trauma Informed Care

Trauma-Focused Training

TF-CBT Online Training - Medical University of South Carolina Complex Trauma Series/Master Speaker Series - National Child Traumatic Stress Network

Trauma Informed Care Specialty Network

To submit your Trauma Informed Care (TIC) Specialty Provider application: 


Karen Rogers, Foster Care
c/o TIC Specialty Provider Network Applications
12515-8 Research Blvd., Suite 400
Austin, TX 78759 

1-512-406-7200, ext. 67301 


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