TEA UPDATE: January 19, 2024 Indirect Cost Report Proposal Deadline

Heidi BickhamMedicaid, Press Releases

Please see TEA’s January 2, 2024 Bulletin regarding the January 19th, 2024 deadline for submitting the “Indirect Cost Rate Proposal (ICRP) workbook. ⚠️ BULLETIN LINK⚠️ Department of Grant Compliance and Administration Deadline Reminder from the Federal Fiscal Compliance and Reporting Division January 19, 2024: Deadline for Requesting Indirect Cost Rates … Read More

TEA SHARS Reimbursement Survey. DUE DATE 11/3/2023

Heidi BickhamIndustry News, Medicaid

SHARS REIMBURSEMENT Survey Breakdown DUE DATE: 11/3/2023 Many school districts have begun receiving the notification to complete the annual SHARS Reimbursement Survey. This one-question survey is required for ALL districts that received IDEA-B grant funding in the 2022-2023 school year. The survey must be completed by a district employee. All … Read More

Indirect Cost Rate Notification

Stasia ViatorIndustry News, Medicaid

Annually, ISDs must request an indirect cost rate by completing and submitting the ICRP Additional Costs Workbook (ACW). The deadline for submitting the workbook, and thus requesting indirect cost rates, was January 19, 2023. TEA issues two indirect cost rates to local educational agencies (LEAs), a restricted rate and an unrestricted … Read More

SHARS Updates Now Available

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The Texas Medicaid & Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) has updated the Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual, School Health and Related Services (SHARS) Handbook to clarify the items below.  Revisions are in red in the SHARS handbook and a synopsis of updates can be seen in the Clarification for Some SHARS Benefit Information notice. Eligible providers … Read More

Annual SHARS Survey

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To conduct IDEA-B LEA maintenance of effort (MOE) compliance reviews, TEA must know how LEAs and fiscal agents expended any reimbursements they received under the School Health and Related Services (SHARS) program. All LEAs that received IDEA-B grant funding in the 2021–2022 school year must therefore submit the School Health … Read More

SHARS Benefits to Change for Texas Medicaid

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SHARS Benefits to Change for Texas Medicaid As we approach the beginning of the 2023 FFY (October 1, 2022) as well as the November 1, 2022 deadline for Speech Pathology policy changes, ONWARD wishes to remind you of these prior notifications.  Starting in August 13, 2021 ONWARD began releasing training … Read More

Fairbanks Announcements – SHARS: RMTS PL

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Fairbanks and HHSC released several notifications to Texas school districts and charter schools outlining updates and changes regarding the Random Moment Time Study process.  Below you will find three topics regarding the Participant List.  Please review the information below. Participant List Audits Earlier this year, Texas Education Agency (TEA) began … Read More