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

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

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

SHARS Claims Aug – Sept 2020 Deadline Dec 31st

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2020 FFY SHARS Claims Deadline Is Here   ONWARD requires all 2020 FFY SHARS claims (i.e. dates of service 10/1/2019 through 9/30/2020) to be submitted to ONWARD no later than Dec 31, 2020.  Claims must be validated and sent to TMHP no later than January 3, 2021 for processing.  This … Read More

SHARS 2020 Cost Reports Opening DELAYED

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As a result of the unprecedented impact of COVID-19, the opening of SHARS 2020 cost reports will be DELAYED. HHSC SHARS does not yet have an estimated date for the opening of 2020 cost reports, though we will ensure to give districts 90 days to complete their cost reports, as … Read More

RMTS Time Study Samples Released – Jan-March 2021 Quarter

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2nd Quarter Sample Available Announcement The fiscal year 2021 first quarter (JM21) RMTS sample has been selected and posted on the STAIRS located on the Fairbanks website.  To view the sample selected for your entity, log into STAIRS and select the “Time Study Sample” tab. As a reminder, the JM21 … Read More