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

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

2023 FFY Random Moment Time Study Training

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2023 FFY Random Moment Time Study Training for Primary & Secondary Program Contacts RMTS annual training is mandatory for all school districts that wish to participate in the Medicaid Administrative Claiming (MAC) and/or SHARS.  Training sessions are conducted by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC). It is crucial … Read More

TEA and HHSC Update on the NPI Process

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SHARS Reimbursement Methodology HHSC plans to release a notice through Fairbanks on September 30, 2022 which will indicate the effective date of these changes will be October 1, 2022. Referrals and Prescriptions It is important to note that the requirements for Occupational and Physical Therapy are different than Speech and Audiology. … Read More

Annual SHARS Survey

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To conduct IDEA-B LEA maintenance of effort (MOE) compliance reviews, TEA must know how LEAs and fiscal agents expended any reimbursements they received under the School Health and Related Services (SHARS) program. All LEAs that received IDEA-B grant funding in the 2021–2022 school year must therefore submit the School Health … Read More