SHARS Telehealth Extension

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Texas Medicaid and Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) released a Provider Notification regarding SHARS Telehealth services. SHARS Telehealth flexibilities ended effective April 30, 2022 and have been replaced by related interim guidance. Please click the link to the view this important notification. If you have any additional questions, please contact the SHARS Analysts … Read More

SHARS Reimbursement Methodology – HHSC Accepting Comments

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Public Hearing on Proposed Amendments to Rule — Reimbursement Methodology for School Health and Related Services (SHARS) The Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is accepting comments on the proposed new Title 1, Texas Administrative Code (TAC) §355.8443, concerning the Reimbursement Methodology for School Health and Related Services (SHARS). The … Read More

MAC Financial Training 2023 FFY

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FFY 2023 MAC Financial Training MAC Financial Trainings are now scheduled and posted for Federal Fiscal Year 2023, which includes quarterly claim submission periods from October 1, 2022 – September 30, 2023. This training will grant access to submit MAC Financials via Fairbanks during the following quarterly submission periods: Q1-OD22: opens 3/13/2023, … Read More

ONWARD Provider Workshops

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As we say goodbye to the 2021-2022 school year   As we bring the 2021-2022 to a close, ONWARD will be hosting workshops for clinicians, providers, teachers and therapists who may have final questions regarding SHARS documentation. These workshops (or open labs) are designed to give providers a chance to … Read More

MAC Financials

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Medicaid Administrative Claiming (MAC) Financial Contact This serves as official notification that the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) has authorized Fairbanks, LLC, to open the MAC Financials for the 1st quarter of federal fiscal year 2022; October-December 2021 (Q1 OD21). The quarter will open on April 11, 2022 and will close on … Read More

Random Moment Time Study Trainings Are Now Open

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2023 FFY Training Schedule   Wow, it is hard to believe we are already looking at the RMTS training schedule for 2023 FFY, but here we are.  As you may know, each district is responsible to designate two RMTS Program Contacts that are district employees. These two RMTS contacts are … Read More

SHARS 2021 Cost Reports Correction Requests Reminder

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SHARS 2021 Cost Reports Correction Requests Reminder REMINDER: Districts wishing to correct information submitted in the 2021 SHARS Cost Report are allowed a correction period of 60 days from the close date (April 1, 2022). The correction period closes May 31, 2022. Any district that has not requested and completed … Read More

HHSC RMTS PL Audit – Due March 30, 2022

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Reminder! HHSC is requesting the job descriptions of only the SHARS delegated nursing and personal care service provider positions listed (filled or vacant positions) on your district’s current participant list (AJ22 quarter). Since these categories can be a mixture of staff at the district and do not require licensure or … Read More

Mandatory FFY 2022 MAC Financial Training

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Mandatory FFY 2022 MAC Financial Training Per the Texas Administrative Code (TAC) Rule 355.8095 for Medicaid Administrative Claiming, Paragraph (e)(3): (A) Each primary MAC financial contact must attend and receive credit for training for each FFY in which the governmental entity chooses to participate. (B) Training is provided for each FFY and … Read More

2021 FFY Cost Report Reminder

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2021 FFY Cost Report Reminder All LEAs that participated in the SHARS program between the dates of October 1, 2020 – September 30, 2021 are required to complete the 2021 FFY Cost Report.  Unless you have qualified and have been granted a due date extension by HHSC, you are required to submit … Read More