Telehealth-Related News - SHARS Telehealth Waiver Extended Through April 30, 2021.

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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: 

                     RA_SHARS@hhsc.state.tx.us.

​       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)