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 ProviderFinanceSHARS@hhs.texas.gov or … Read More

2022 FFY RMTS Training Sessions Are Open

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Get Signed Up Today   HHSC released the 2022 FFY Random Moment Time Study Training dates, now available for you to register.  Below is the complete schedule of dates for both initial and refresher courses. If you attended RMTS training for the 2021 FFY and you have an active Fairbanks … Read More

2022 FFY RMTS Notice Regarding Annual Training

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HHSC Time Study Certification Reminder On April 12, 2021 HHSC released an email reminding all school districts participating in SHARS and MAC that annual RMTS training is mandatory for at least two district employees designated by the entity as a RMTS Contact. If your district is contracted with a cooperative, … Read More

SHARS Telehealth Services Extended

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SHARS Services Provided Through Telemedicine or Telehealth Last updated on 3/25/2021 If a school that participates in SHARS provides instruction to a Medicaid-eligible student during this time, the school may seek Medicaid reimbursement for SHARS services delivered through telemedicine or telehealth, assuming all other SHARS program requirements are met.  These flexibilities … Read More

Don’t Forget! RMTS Quarterly PL Certification is Here

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HHSC issued a reminder this week regarding the upcoming RMTS quarter ending date.  Quarter PL closing date is Friday, March 5, 2021. The RMTS Contact must update/certify the PL prior to this closing date.  The PL can only be accessed by a RMTS Contact who has completed the HHSC mandatory … Read More

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 … Read More

Telehealth Services Have Been Extended

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Multiple Medicaid COVID-19 Flexibilities Extended Through February 28, 2021. The following SHARS Medicaid services have been extended through February 28, 2021: “Correction to ‘COVID-19 Guidance: Targeted Case Management Through Remote Delivery’” “Waiver Extension for DME Certification and Receipt Form” “Claims for Telephone (Audio-Only) Behavioral Health Services” “Claims for Telephone (Audio-Only) … Read More

Cost Report Q&A

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The following questions were asked during the January 12, 2021 SHARS Cost Report Initial Training session.  HHSC has provided answers to those questions. The questions and answers are meant to provide clarification for information covered in the January 12th training session. This information is not a substitute for taking cost report … Read More

SHARS TELEHEALTH SERVICES EXTENDED THROUGH JANUARY

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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