SHARS RMTS Training Oct 2022 – Sept 2023

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Also Known As the 2023 Federal Fiscal Year (FFY)   RMTS annual training is mandatory for all LEAs wish to participate in the MAC and/or SHARS programs.  Training sessions are conducted by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC). It is crucial LEAs understand that compliance with the RMTS annual … Read More

2022 SHARS Cost Report Training – Registration Now Open

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DO NOT DELAY!  Register Now!   The first SHARS Cost Report Training session for federal fiscal year 2022 (October 2021 to September 2022) will take place on January 10, 2022.  In accordance with Title 1 TAC §355.102(d), it is the responsibility of the provider to ensure that each Cost Report … Read More

SHARS Updates Now Available

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The Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) has updated the Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual, School Health and Related Services (SHARS) Handbook to clarify the items below.  Revisions are in red in the SHARS handbook and a synopsis of updates can be seen in the Clarification for Some SHARS Benefit Information notice. Eligible providers … Read More

RMTS Sampled Moments – Holiday Season

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As you approach the holiday season, HHSC, Fairbanks and Onward all wish to remind you to log onto the STAIRS system and check the completion of all RMTS sampled moments to ensure any unanswered moments will not exceed the five business day response deadline. Sampled moments must be completed in … Read More

Speech Therapist Eligible to Conduct SHARS Medicaid Referrals

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According to federal statue policy language updates made to the Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual (TMPPM) School Health and Related Services (SHARS) Handbook align with 42 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) §440.110(c)(2)(i-iii)): 42 CFR §440.110 Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and services for individuals with speech, hearing, and language (SLP) and Audiological … Read More

2021 Cost Report Notifications

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2021 Cost Report — HHSC Notification of Adjustment / Reconciliation / Settlement   Fairbanks and HHSC, in accordance with Title 1 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) §355.107(a), have begun to release notification of the 2021 Cost Report. The district’s Superintendent, CFO, Business Officer, or other school district official with legal authority … Read More

December 15, 2022 is the next RMTS PL Closing date

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The 2023 FFY which spans the date range of October 2022 through September 2023.  The 2nd quarter contains the date range of January – March 2023.  The participant list for this open quarter is set to close on December 15, 2022. The RMTS Contact must update/certify the participant list prior … Read More

MAC Training Dates for the 2023 FFY have been Released

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For all districts participating in the MAC reimbursement program, HHSC has released the FFY 2023 training dates.  Training is mandatory for the district’s primary MAC Financial Contact.  It is of the utmost importance that at least 2 district employees are trained for MAC.  There is no limit on how many … Read More

Speech Language Credentials Eligible for SHARS

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Fairbanks Release November 15, 2022 According to changes to the Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual (TMPPM) School Health and Related Services (SHARS) Handbook, provider requirements for Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs) were amended based on direction from the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR), and the Office of Inspector General (OIG) on … Read More

Random Moment Time Study PL Closing

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Please remember that the federal fiscal year (FFY) 2023 (October 2022 to September 2023) 2nd quarter PL closing date is December 15, 2022. 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 annual training … Read More