MAC Quarter Release Dates

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Due to delays caused by COVID-19, HHSC will open the below quarters with the following open/close 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 There will be an overlap of a few weeks, though that will allow future quarters to resume … Read More

Open For Public Comment: New SHARS Policies

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HHSC New SHARS Policy is posted here for Public Comment SHARS DRAFT SHARS providers must maintain and retain all necessary records  needed to provide full disclosure regarding services and supplies. These records must be made available to employees, agents, or contractors of HHSC OIG, the Office of the Attorney General … Read More

MAC New Open Date: January 18, 2021

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Delayed MAC Quarter Has New Open/Deadline Dates HHSC MAC will delay the opening of the third quarter financials for MAC ISD for Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2020 (April – June 2020).  The third quarter FFY 2020 will open January 18, 2021 and will close on March 5, 2021.   Providers will receive … Read More

SHARS Claims Aug – Sept 2020 Deadline Dec 31st

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2020 FFY SHARS Claims Deadline Is Here   ONWARD requires all 2020 FFY SHARS claims (i.e. dates of service 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020) to be submitted to ONWARD no later than Dec 31, 2020.  Claims must be validated and sent to TMHP no later than January 3, 2021 for processing.  This … Read More

SHARS 2020 Cost Reports Opening DELAYED

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As a result of the unprecedented impact of COVID-19, the opening of SHARS 2020 cost reports will be DELAYED. HHSC SHARS does not yet have an estimated date for the opening of 2020 cost reports, though we will ensure to give districts 90 days to complete their cost reports, as … Read More

RMTS Time Study Samples Released – Jan-March 2021 Quarter

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2nd Quarter Sample Available Announcement The fiscal year 2021 first quarter (JM21) RMTS sample has been selected and posted on the STAIRS located on the Fairbanks website.  To view the sample selected for your entity, log into STAIRS and select the “Time Study Sample” tab. As a reminder, the JM21 … Read More


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SHARS TELEHEALTH SERVICES EXTENDED INTO THE NEW YEAR SHARS expanded telehealth services are available through January 21, 2021. If the federal public health emergency continues beyond January 21, 2021, then the services are expanded through January 31, 2021. Telehealth services must meet specific criteria: – SHARS and special education guidance remain in … Read More

CARES Act Training Opportunity

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Repeat Session and Q&A for Accounting for and Coding COVID-19 Related Funding TEA will offer a repeat session of the following training this Thursday, December 17, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Title:  Accounting for and Coding COVID-19 Related Funding Session Description:  This training and Q&A session will provide guidance … Read More

SHARS Cost Report Settlement Provider Notice & Informal Appeals

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HHSC SHARS sent Settlement Notices to districts on December 4th, 2020. As a reminder, districts are required to review their cost report, and agree or disagree with the proposed settlement amount within 30 calendar days of the notice, January 3rd, 2021. If a district does not complete the required steps to either agree … Read More