Listen to brief impact stories

from across California for inspiration.

Every day, program coordinators do the challenging work that ultimately makes a difference in their districts and in the lives of the students and families they serve. We hope these stories from the field will inspire you and renew your dedication to this challenging but essential work.

Episode 05:

A Proactive Approach

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Published: September 2021
Length: 03 min 56 sec

One of the qualities that makes Fullerton Elemnetary School District’s leadership remarkable is their consistency. This past school year (2019/2020), they generated Medi-Cal reimbursements in excess of any prior year through its Medi-Cal billing programs. Nancy Valdez attributes their success to the program coordinator’s and assistant coordinator’s proactive approach.

Episode 04:

The Future Is Bright

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Published: March 2021
Length: 03 min 17 sec

During this particular time of COVID-19, why not take advantage of this “downtime” to get ahead and plan for the future success of these programs? Jessica Holtrust was pleased to see that the Irvine USD team enthusiastically took advantage of this unique opportunity to safeguard their programs for the upcoming year.

Episode 03:

You're Never Alone

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Published: December 2020
Length: 02 min 34 sec

Mike McCaffrey knows from experience that sometimes changes can be difficult, especially in Pasadena Unified School District’s case. Their veteran leader will be retiring at the end of the school year, and major program changes are imminent. Together, in a conference call, they discuss Anne’s successor’s hiring and just what the transition might look like.

To Our Community

Thank You For All That You Do

Paradigm believes that School Medicaid Billing Programs play a significant role in enhancing students and families’ opportunities in our communities. These opportunities would not be possible without your commitment to these complex billing programs. Ultimately, it’s your daily work that makes a difference for those who need it most!

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