FYI: SHARS Electronic Remittance Advice Agreements

Heidi BickhamMedicaid

Changing Vendors? As part of the change process from one vendor to another, TMHP now sends an informational email out to LEAs – letting them know a change in 3rd party authorization has occurred. ERAs are only submitted to TMHP and HHSC when districts change vendors.  No action is required … Read More

COF Statement from TMHP Should Arrive Soon

Heidi BickhamMedicaid

The quarterly Certification of Funds statement  from TMHP will arrive shortly.  As you know, Onward provides a report outlining the information you need in order to complete this document. In your Onward Administrator account, please select Reports/Financial.  There you will find a report titled ‘Certification of Funds‘.  Please select the date range for the quarter April 1, … Read More

LoFT Deadline Alert: DUE DATE 10/31/2023

Heidi BickhamIndustry News, Medicaid

LoFT Deadline Alert – DUE DATE 10/31/2023 Local Funds Tracking System Texas Health and Human Services Website: FAQ:**NEW**: Questions: Live Support Chat every Thursday: Live support meetings will be held every Thursday during reporting (19 and 26) at 11 a.m. (CST) Call in to join: (512) 580-4366 … Read More

SHARS: Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Stasia ViatorMedicaid

Referred to often as the TMPPM, the Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual is a comprehensive guide for Texas Medicaid providers. It contains information about Texas Medicaid policies, and procedures including SHARS. The TMPPM is updated monthly on the TMHP website at to include revisions to policies and procedures that went into effect in … Read More

What is the Certification of Funds Statement

Stasia ViatorPress Releases

COF Statement Dates Explained The SHARS handbook has new language with regards to Certification of Funds (COF).  The content included below can be found on page 39. SHARS providers are required to certify on a quarterly basis the amount reimbursed during the previous federal fiscal quarter.  TMHP Provider Enrollment mails … Read More

Certification of Funds Have Been Released

Stasia ViatorIndustry News

Texas Medicaid and Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) has released the October 2022 through December 2022 Certification of Funds (COF) report.   TMHP is asking LEAs to certify that Medicaid allowable state/local funds have been expended in the amount equal to or greater than the Total Computable Expenditures as shown on the COF … Read More

SHARS Updates Now Available

Stasia ViatorIndustry News

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