MAC Quarter Dates

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Below is a reminder notice from HHSC regarding current and upcoming MAC quarter dates:

  • April-June 2020 (Q3): OPEN 1/18/2021 – CLOSE 3/5/2021
  • July-September 2020 (Q4): OPEN 2/15/2021 – CLOSE 4/2/2021

This serves as official notification that HHSC has authorized Fairbanks, LLC, to open the MAC Financials for the 4th quarter of federal fiscal year 2020; July – September 2020 (Q4 JS20).

The quarter will open on February 15, 2021 and will close on April 2, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. CST.

The HHSC trained MAC Financial Contact for your entity may log onto STAIRS and enter MAC financial data at any time during the above indicated time period.  The close date is the last day the trained MAC Financial Contact can enter, verify, certify, and submit the MAC financial data in STAIRS.  You are strongly encouraged to complete and submit your claim prior to the close date.

Please remember that certification of the MAC financial data requires that Quarterly Summary Invoice (QSI) be printed, signed, notarized, and uploaded into STAIRS.

For questions regarding the completion and submission of the MAC Financial, contact the HHSC MAC Team at (512)-462-6200 or

For questions regarding access to STAIRS, please contact the Fairbanks Client Information Center at (888)-321-1225 or

Don’t forget, ONWARD is here to support you with all of your MAC needs.  Contact Aprel Dobson, Director of Finance, at