Two new items related to telehealth services in Texas have recently been published:
1. Texas Medicaid has extended the School Health and Related Services (SHARS) telehealth waiver:
Texas Medicaid and Healthcare Partnership (TMHP) has released a Provider Notification extending the SHARS Telehealth services waiver through April 30, 2021 unless the federal public health emergency ends sooner.
Go here for the announcement of the extension:
COVID-19 Flexibilities Extended Through April 30. 2021.
Go here if you have any questions:
2. The Texas Board of PT Examiners has updated the Physical Therapy via Telehealth FAQs, including new guidance for School-based PT services and Early Childhood Intervention services.
Link to the FAQ: 86F19E7B-2140-1989-C77F-157AE369F878 (texas.gov)