2023 Federal Fiscal Year – Random Moment Time Study Announcement

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Participant List Is Now Open The Random Moment Time Study (RMTS) Participant List (PL) for the first quarter of federal fiscal year 2023 (October 2022 – December 2023) is now open. To be eligible to obtain Medicaid reimbursements for SHARS and/or MAC, each provider entity must participate in the RMTS … Read More

2021 Cost Report Correction Request Reminder

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Districts wishing to correct information submitted in the 2021 SHARS Cost Report are allowed a correction period of 60 days from the close date (April 1, 2022). The correction period closes May 31, 2022. Any district that has not requested and completed corrections to their 2021 SHARS Cost Report by the deadline … Read More

SHARS Reimbursement Methodology – HHSC Accepting Comments

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Public Hearing on Proposed Amendments to Rule — Reimbursement Methodology for School Health and Related Services (SHARS) The Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is accepting comments on the proposed new Title 1, Texas Administrative Code (TAC) §355.8443, concerning the Reimbursement Methodology for School Health and Related Services (SHARS). The … Read More

ONWARD Provider Workshops

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As we say goodbye to the 2021-2022 school year   As we bring the 2021-2022 to a close, ONWARD will be hosting workshops for clinicians, providers, teachers and therapists who may have final questions regarding SHARS documentation. These workshops (or open labs) are designed to give providers a chance to … Read More

SHARS Audits

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Audit season is in full swing and it is important to have the district documentation ready in the event you are selected. ONWARD urges all school districts to ensure the following information follows compliance requirements. Documentation is adequate to support the services reimbursed for Medicaid. The sessions reported for SHARS … Read More

Random Moment Time Study Trainings Are Now Open

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2023 FFY Training Schedule   Wow, it is hard to believe we are already looking at the RMTS training schedule for 2023 FFY, but here we are.  As you may know, each district is responsible to designate two RMTS Program Contacts that are district employees. These two RMTS contacts are … Read More

SHARS Speech Supervision

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Let’s talk about Speech Therapy signing requirements versus Speech supervision requirements.  Four different types of speech providers do require supervision under the SHARS program; TEA Certified SLP SLP Intern Grandfathered SLP SLP Assistants The rates and procedure codes for TEA Certified, SLP Intern, Grandfathered SLP and ASHA or equivalent SLP are all … Read More

SHARS 2021 Cost Reports Correction Requests Reminder

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SHARS 2021 Cost Reports Correction Requests Reminder REMINDER: Districts wishing to correct information submitted in the 2021 SHARS Cost Report are allowed a correction period of 60 days from the close date (April 1, 2022). The correction period closes May 31, 2022. Any district that has not requested and completed … Read More

2021 FFY Cost Report Reminder

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2021 FFY Cost Report Reminder All LEAs that participated in the SHARS program between the dates of October 1, 2020 – September 30, 2021 are required to complete the 2021 FFY Cost Report.  Unless you have qualified and have been granted a due date extension by HHSC, you are required to submit … Read More

RMTS PL Audit

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RMTS PL Audit Submission Deadline: Wednesday, March 30, 2022 The RMTS PL Audit is required of ALL districts participating in the SHARS and/or MAC programs. Email notification from info@fairbanksllc.com was sent out Friday, February 25, 2022 to the district’s Primary RMTS Program Contact. If you did not receive the notice, … Read More