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LEA Medi-Cal Billing Option Program SPA 15-021 General Overview Training—Southern California

The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) has announced that in preparation for the approval of the…


DHCS Confirms Notification Timeline for RMTS Moments with PPL 19-006

On February 13, 2019, DHCS released PPL 19-006—Notification and Response Timeline for Random Moment Time Survey (RMTS)…


DHCS Increases LEA Billing Reimbursement Rates for FY 2018/19

DHCS has confirmed that they are increasing the reimbursement rates for FY 2018/19 services and forward; this common,…


DHCS Posts Policy for Submitting Quarterly RMTS Percentage Results to SMAA Website

On January 11, 2019, DHCS announced via email to their SMAA mailing list that they have posted the Policy and Procedure…


DHCS Issues New Provider Participation Agreement (PPA) Due March 1, 2019

On December 14, 2018, DHCS issued an updated Provider Participation Agreement (PPA) for the LEA Billing program. All…


DHCS Releases Policy and Procedure Letter Confirming Psychology Assessment CPT Code Change

On December 10, 2018, DHCS released PPL 18-029 that, due to a change from the American Medical Association (AMA), DHCS…


DHCS Updates Ordering, Referring, and Prescribing (ORP) Provider Enrollment Rules

On November 30, 2018, the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) notified LEAs that their Provider Enrollment…


DHCS Documents Updated for 2016 Transportation Changes

On November 14, 2018, DHCS released PPL 18-027; this PPL is confirmation that DHCS updated their materials to…


Change in CPT Code for IEP/IFSP Psychological Assessments and More

Beginning in the first quarter of 2019, due to a change from the American Medical Association (AMA), DHCS will be…


RMTS for LEA Billing—DHCS Hosts Combined Stakeholder Meeting on Oct. 4, 2018

On Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018, the Department of Healthcare Services (DHCS) held the first LEA Billing and School Medi-Cal…