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SHARS Training


In accordance with Title 1 of the Texas Administrative Code (TAC), §355.8443(e), each School Health and Related Services (SHARS) provider is required to submit an annual cost report for all SHARS services delivered during the previous federal fiscal year covering October 1 through September 30.

In accordance with TAC Rule §354.1342, required cost report training must be completed each federal fiscal year and is not retroactive to previous federal fiscal years.

Cost Report Training Schedule

FFY 2023 Cost Report Training Sessions

Cost Report Training Schedule

FFY 2022 Cost Report Training Sessions

Cost Report Training Schedule

Register for Training

Important: Each training session will contain the same material and it is necessary to attend only one session to fulfill the training requirement. Successful completion of the training requires attendance of the entire training session.

Register for Webinar based training

The training presented via Webinar does require registration. Webinar is an interactive online training. Once you have registered, you will receive a website line to access the presentation and a conference call number to call in and participate in the training session.

SHARS Informal Review Training

Date: Tuesday. November 19, 2024
Time: 9:00AM – 11:00 AM CST (recommended log in time 8:45 AM) 
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Note: Webinar is an interactive online training and does require registration. You will receive a website link to access the presentation and a telephone number to access the conference call. HHSC is not responsible for any long distance cost associated with the interactive online training.

Trained Preparers List:

For Security reasons, HHSC will no longer post the training preparers list to the Provider Finance website.

A list (in Excel) of persons who have completed the training requirements and received credit to prepare cost or accountability reports for the year indicated is located on the Dashboard in STAIRS. Users will need to log into their STAIRS account to access the list.

NOTE: Preparers willing to be hired out to prepare cost report are indicated on the list. HHSC does not endorse anyone on this list and does not ensure that anyone on the list can properly complete a cost report or accountability report.

Training Materials:

  1. Cost Report Training Presentation (.pdf)
  2. MAC Overview Presentation (.pdf)
  3. RMTS LEA Initial Training Presentation (.pdf)
  4. View the Cost Report Instructions (.pdf)
  5. Appendix A (.pdf)
  6. Sample Cost Report (.pdf)
  7. Texas Medicaid Providers Procedure Manual (TMPPM) School Health and Related Services (SHARS) Handbook

Note: Please review each of the training documents noted above prior to training.