TMHP 1099 Form

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Every January, Texas Medicaid and Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) mails Medicaid provider (hospitals, doctors, clinics, LEAs) a 1099 form for revenue generated during the previous calendar year.  Since SHARS is a reimbursement program,  districts are not required to report SHARS revenue as income.  However, your ONWARD finance team suggests the 1099 … Read More

RMTS Training Compliance

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Federal Fiscal Year 2022 (October 2021 to September 2022) In reviewing the previous FFY 2021 training compliance, several districts were non-compliant, therefore HHSC and Fairbanks want to make sure districts are informed of the RMTS training requirements. Annual training is mandatory for at least two district employees designated by the entity as … Read More

SHARS Telehealth Extension

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Multiple Medicaid COVID-19 Flexibilities Extended Through January 31, 2022 TMHP has released a Provider Notification regarding extension dates for SHARS Telehealth services. SHARS Telehealth flexibilities have been extended through January 31, 2022. Texas Medicaid managed care organizations (MCOs) must provide all medically necessary, Medicaid-covered services to eligible clients. Administrative procedures such … Read More

Indirect Cost Rate Applications due January 19th

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District Finance Members: Indirect Cost Rate Applications due January 19th   The unrestricted indirect cost rate is utilized on the SHARS Cost Report as well as the MAC Report to capture reimbursement for administrative costs. In order for districts to benefit from an Indirect Cost Rate, School districts must request an indirect cost rate each year by completing and submitting the Indirect Cost Rate Proposal (ICRP) Additional … Read More

SHARS Record Submission and Retention

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SHARS providers must maintain and retain documentation and claims to fully document the services and supplies provided and delivered to a student with Texas Medicaid coverage. These documents and claims must be retained for the cessation of service plus seven years or until all audit questions, hearings, investigations, or court … Read More

SHARS 2021 FFY Cost Report Training Dates

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The first SHARS Cost Report Training session for federal fiscal year 2021 (October 2020 to September 2021) will take place on January 11, 2022. In accordance with Title 1 TAC §355.102(d), it is the responsibility of the provider to ensure that each Cost Report Preparer has completed the required state-sponsored … Read More

RMTS Time Study Sample Now Available

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RMTS 2nd Quarter Time Study Sample Now Available  The fiscal year 2022 second quarter (JM22) RMTS sample has been selected and posted on STAIRS located on the Fairbanks website, www.fairbanksllc.com.  To view the sample selected for your entity, log into STAIRS and select the “Time Study Sample” tab.  As a … Read More

SHARS Payment Rate Information

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INTERIM RATES – (Effective October 1, 2021) School districts providing School Health and Related Services (SHARS) to Medicaid-eligible students are paid interim rates. The link below provides the federal fiscal year 2022 interim rates effective October 1, 2021. As services are delivered, SHARS districts are required to submit a claim and … Read More

SHARS Survey is due November 5th

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DO NOT OVERLOOK THIS IMPORTANT SHARS SURVEY All LEAs that received an Individuals with Disabilities with Education Act, Part B (IDEA-B) federal grant in the 2020–2021 school year must submit the SHARS Reimbursement Report Survey by November 5, 2021. Districts are required to respond regardless of whether the district received … Read More

Deadlines & Reminders

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ONWARD wants to remind you about upcoming important dates, reminders and deadlines.   RMTS Participant List The deadline to update your district’s October – December 2021 RMTS participant list is September 15, 2021. As a Program Contact, verify the PL contains ONLY those providers who qualify for SHARS and/or MAC … Read More