Recent News
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 participating LEAs must re-sign and submit the updated PPA by March 1, 2019. The updates made by DHCS include: removing the necessity for California Department of Education (CDE) to...
DHCS Releases Policy and Procedure Letter Confirming Psychology Assessment CPT Code Change
DHCS Updates Ordering, Referring, and Prescribing (ORP) Provider Enrollment Rules
DHCS Documents Updated for 2016 Transportation Changes

News Focus: RMTS
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 Administrative Activities (SMAA) combined meeting. Paradigm attended the meeting by webinar and below are the highlights. There are 2 issues DHCS is still working out with CMS before...
RMTS for LEA Billing—Implementation Advisory Group Publishes October Meeting Summary
Federal Audit of New Jersey School-Based Medicaid Programs Seeks $300M in Paybacks
Save the Date: SMAA RMTS Coder Training

News Focus: Getting Involved
National Research Project Needs Your Input
The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) is conducting research into school Medicaid programs across the country in an effort to collect data on how schools and districts leverage Medicaid billing for student health. If you are a program coordinator and would like to participate, or just learn more about...
Healthy Schools Campaign Hosting Webinar on Free Care
Register by November 22 for Next LEA Advisory Workgroup Meeting
Save the Date: SMAA RMTS Coder Training