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The Third Party Liability (TPL) computer-based training (CBT) educates providers on TPL, identifying other insurance and third party resources (TPRs), and responsibilities for filing claims and reporting other insurance and TPR to the Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP).

At the conclusion of this CBT, you should be able to:

  • Define TPL and its components.
  • Determine whether a client has other insurance, and notify TMHP if you find other insurance.
  • Recognize TPRs and non-TPRs.
  • Describe the components of cost avoidance, cost recovery, and tort.
  • Comply with claim submission deadlines.
  • Locate TPL contact information.