SHARS: Telehealth Extension Dates

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Texas Medicaid and Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) has released a Provider Notification regarding extension dates for SHARS Telehealth services. SHARS Telehealth flexibilities have been extended through May 31st, 2020. Please click the link to the view this important notification. If you have any additional questions, please contact the SHARS Rate Analysts at or … Read More

Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) Deadline Extended

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Deadline Extension Due to ongoing weather conditions and power outages, the CRF PPRP deadline for new applications and amendments has again been extended.  All amendments and new applications must now be received by 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 24, 2021.  This extension affects all LEAs that previously requested a new application or amendment … Read More


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TEA Release: Telehealth Services and SHARS   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. UPDATE: The federal public health emergency was renewed on January 7, 2021. Therefore, … 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

COVID-19: CARE Act Provider Relief Fund

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Districts that provide SHARS services (including new providers) may consider applying for the HHS COVID-19  Provider Relieve Fund. These funds can assist with district’s COVID-19 related expenses. Applicants who submit by Friday, November 6, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. ET will be considered for funding. Some districts received payments during the Phase 2- General Distribution. … Read More

CARES Act Provider Relief Fund Deadline Date Reminder

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 CARES Act Provider Relief Fund Districts that provide SHARS services may consider applying for Federal COVID-19 Provider Relieve Fund. These funds can assist with district’s COVID-19 related expenses. Applicants are eligible to receive approximately 2 percent of reported gross revenue from 2018 or the most recent complete tax year. The … Read More

Provider Relief Fund – Application Deadline Notification

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As part of its ongoing efforts to provide financial relief to healthcare providers impacted by COVID-19, today the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is announcing an application deadline extension for the Phase 2 general distribution to Medicaid, Medicaid managed care, Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and dental providers. … Read More

July 2020 TEA Special Education Updates and Links

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Reminders and Updates from TEA During the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, LEAs must make reasonable efforts to provide the student with the services required by the student’s IEP. If there are services, accommodations, and modifications required by the student’s IEP that cannot be provided during this time, the student’s ARD committee … Read More

TEA Issues 20-21 Safe Return Guidelines for Texas Schools

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TEA Issues Comprehensive Guidelines for a Safe Return to On-Campus Instruction for the 2020-21 School Year Agency to Ensure Remote Instruction is Available to All Who Need It or Request It AUSTIN, Texas – July 7, 2020 – TEA announced comprehensive guidelines for students to return to school, prioritizing their … Read More