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

2021–2022 Indirect Cost Rates for Independent School Districts

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Process for Certification of 2021–2022 Indirect Cost Rates for Independent School Districts The TEA has uploaded the completed Indirect Cost Rate Proposals (ICRPs) in GFFC Reports and Data Collections. ISDs that requested an indirect cost rate must review, approve, and certify their ICRP data by May 21, 2021.  The following … 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

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

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