The MAC January – March 2021 Quarter

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The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) has authorized Fairbanks, LLC, to open the MAC Financials for the 2nd quarter of federal fiscal year 2021; January – March 2021 (Q2 JM21). The quarter will open on August 2, 2021 and will close on September 17, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. CST. The HHSC trained … Read More

Important Notice! New Annual Requirements for RMTS

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RMTS Training Requirements 2021-2022 school year (2022 FFY) SHARS regulations concerning RMTS have changed! Beginning FFY 2022, the district Primary RMTS Contact will now be required to complete annual training by August 2021.  If you are currently in the Primary RMTS Contact role and unable to fulfill the annual training … Read More

SHARS Interim Billing and Cost Report Claiming

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SHARS: Interim Billing & Cost Report Notice from HHSC This notice is a reminder of current interim billing requirements as they relate to the SHARS program: Per TAC RULE §354.1342, school districts are required to submit claims for SHARS services reimbursable by Medicaid in the manner and format prescribed by … Read More

MAC Reports for Quarter J-M 2021 open August 2, 2021

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MAC Reports Now Open The 2nd MAC quarter of January- March 2021 will open on Monday, August 2, 2021.  The MAC report are due to be completed by Friday, September 17, 2021.   MAC financials and questions can be directed to our finance team at

New SHARS Regulations as of October 1, 2021

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IMPORTANT SHARS ANNOUNCEMENT! The public comments for the SHARS policy are under review with responses to be posted by 9/1/2021. The proposed changes to the TMPPM will be implemented 10/1/2021. We anticipate posting several provider notifications to the TMHP website no later than 8/13/2021 (45 days prior to 10/1 implementation) … Read More

SHARS – Telehealth Extension Dates: July 31, 2021

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TMHP has released a Provider Notification regarding extension dates for SHARS Telehealth services. SHARS Telehealth flexibilities have been extended through July 31, 2021. If a school that participates in the SHARS program provides instruction to a Medicaid-eligible student during this time, the school may seek Medicaid reimbursement for SHARS services delivered … Read More

SHARS Certification of Funds (COF): Flexibility Expiring

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TMHP has released a Provider Notification regarding the SHARS Certification of Funds (COF) COVID flexibility, which will expire June 30, 2021. Effective July 1, 2021, providers will once again receive a mailed COF letter (rather than electronic) and must submit a notarized paper COF response letter to TMHP by mail.  TMHP will allocate … Read More

SHARS 2020 Cost Reports

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Correction Requests Reminder Districts wishing to correct information submitted in the 2020 SHARS Cost Report are allowed a correction period of 60 days from the close date (April 1, 2021). The correction period closes May 31, 2021. Any district that has not requested and completed corrections to their 2020 SHARS Cost Report by … Read More

Oct – Dec 2020 MAC Financial Quarter is Open

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HHSC released an official notice that Fairbanks has been authorized to open the MAC Financials for the 1st quarter of federal fiscal year 2021; October – December 2020 (Q1 OD20). The quarter will open on May 10, 2021 and will close on July 2, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. CST. The HHSC trained MAC Financial … Read More