MAC TIN Error Has Been Corrected

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MAC Update For districts participating in MAC, some providers may have noticed their district’s Texas Identification Number (TIN) showing on MAC October – December 2019 financials was incorrect.  HHSC and Fairbanks, LLC are aware of this issue, and it has been resolved. This issue will not affect payment for providers that have already submitted … Read More

MAC Deadline Approaching June 26, 2020

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Medicaid Administrative Claiming (MAC) Deadline Reminder Upcoming June 26, 2020 Deadline for MAC Participants October-December 2019 Medicaid Administrative Claiming (MAC) financial submission is due on June 26, 2020. What is MAC? The school-based Medicaid Administrative Claiming (MAC) program provides Texas school districts, including public charter schools, the opportunity to obtain … Read More

RMTS Sample Moments are Due

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Certify Sample Moments Before Holiday Time Off As Texas ISDs approach the summer break, don’t forget log onto the STAIRS system and check the completion of all RMTS sampled moments and to ensure any unanswered moments will not exceed the five working day response deadline.  Sampled moments must be completed … Read More

SHARS Voluntary Provider Enrollment Survey

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ACT NOW to Give your Feedback to HHSC About the SHARS Enrollment Process This is a friendly reminder that HHSC is conducting a voluntary survey for SHARS providers to communicate their experience with the SHARS enrollment process and other program-related items.  This survey takes about 5 minutes, and is anonymous and … Read More

EOY Summer SHARS Reminder

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Welcome Summer As summer quickly approaches, Onward encourages school district administrators to remind their providers and contracted staff members to submit any outstanding SHARS sessions for the 2019-2020 school year.  In the event your school district intends to provide telehealth services or possibly ESY classroom services during the months of … Read More

Don’t forget to register for 2021 FFY RMTS Training

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The 2021 FFY Random Moment Time Study (RMTS) Webinars Have Commenced HHSC and Fairbanks have begun hosting both initial and refresher 2021 FFY RMTS certification webinars and you don’t want to miss out or delay!  Use the following link to sign up for training: https://rad.hhs.texas.gov/time-study/time-study-isd-training-information How do I know which … Read More

June 15, 2020 Cost Report extension reinstated

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Though there was high degree of confusion regarding the issued, retracted, then reissued statement from HHSC on May 4, 2020 regarding the 2019 FFY Cost Report, HHSC did release a final statement through the Fairbanks system informing school districts they are recognizing June 15, 2020 as the new deadline date … Read More

SHARS Certification of Funds Temporary Process

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HHSC releases an updated temporary process regarding the SHARS mandatory COF letter School districts participating in the SHARS Medicaid program are required to certify costs on a quarterly basis for each federal fiscal quarter. TMHP Provider Enrollment mails quarterly Certification of Funds (COF) letters to SHARS providers, which must be … Read More

Retroactive and Extended Dates for SHARS Telehealth Services

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Doing more to help telehealth services for SHARS This week TMHP released a statement issuing retroactive and extension dates for SHARS telehealth services.  As part of its continued response to COVID-19, HHSC will provide SHARS Medicaid reimbursement for previously identified telemedicine and telehealth services for March 15, 2020 to May … Read More

Final 2019 FFY Cost Report training opportunity

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NEW! Final 2019 FFY Cost Report training opportunity: Monday, May 4, 2020 Just released, HHSC will be providing additional 2019 FFY Cost Report training for providers and/or preparers on Monday, May 4, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Please note, the 2019 FFY Cost Report is due May 15, 2020.  … Read More