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December 2016 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Children’s Services Handbook : 3 School Health and Related Services (SHARS) : 3.3 Services, Benefits, Limitations, and Prior Authorization

All of the SHARS procedures listed in the following sections require a valid diagnosis code. SHARS includes audiology services, counseling, physician services, nursing services, psychological services, OT, PT, or ST services, personal care services, and transportation.
SHARS are the services determined by the ARD committee to be medically necessary and reasonable to ensure that children with disabilities who are eligible for Medicaid and who are 20 years of age and younger receive the benefits accorded to them by federal and state law in order to participate in the educational program.

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