Issue Analysis

Medicaid's Free Care Practice

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Federal Deferral of California's School MAA Claims

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Third Party Liability in Medicaid

Summary The Medicaid program by law is intended to be the payer of last resort for health services to individuals with…


RMTS for California's School MAA Program - Closed in January 2015

Summary On June 27, 2014, California's Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) received conditional approval from…


California's Healthy Families Program Transition - Closed in September 2013

Summary In January of 2013, California began a year-long transition of more than 800,000 children from the Healthy…


Parental Consent Under IDEA

Summary New federal regulations dictating parental consent requirements under the Individuals with Disabilities…


Transportation Billing in California

Summary California regulations previously prevented school districts from receiving federal reimbursement for eligible…


Speech-Language Equivalency - Closed in December 2011

Summary In California, speech-language equivalency refers to an opinion issued by the state Attorney General in 2006…


Reinvesting Medicaid Payments in California

Summary To support provision of school health services, Local Education Agencies (LEAs) often reinvest their Medicaid…