Recent News
July Medi-Cal Bulletin for LEAs Posted – LEA Provider Manual Updates
The July Medi-Cal Bulletin for LEAs has been published to the DHCS website. One item of interest are updates to the LEA Provider Manual that reflect the change in withhold percentage from 1.5% to 2% and adding the location of service to the list of items that must be documented for all services (Paradigm...
June Medi-Cal Bulletin for LEAs Posted – Updated Withhold Percentage & OT/PT Benefits Update
LEA Ad-Hoc Advisory Workgroup Publishes April 2018 Meeting Minutes
DHCS Rolls Out New Authorization Requirements for the LEA Billing Program

News Focus: RMTS
RMTS for LEA Billing—Implementation Advisory Group Publishes October Meeting Summary
The Implementation Advisory Group (IAG) has published minutes from their October 3, 2017 meeting. Of interest: Navigant presented the technical RMTS “Wish List” items that were discussed during previous IAG meetings. The IAG discussed these items with DHCS and asked for them to be considered in...
Federal Audit of New Jersey School-Based Medicaid Programs Seeks $300M in Paybacks
Save the Date: SMAA RMTS Coder Training
RMTS for LEA Billing — Implementation Advisory Group Publishes August Meeting Summary

News Focus: ACA Repeal & Replace
Republicans will not vote on Graham-Cassidy — admitting defeat on Obamacare repeal again
"Senate Republicans have admitted defeat on Obamacare repeal — again. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced Tuesday afternoon that he will not bring the Graham-Cassidy bill — the latest GOP repeal bill, which had gained steam this month — to a vote this week. With every Senate Democrat opposed to...
Latest ACA Repeal Effort is Devastating and Deliberately Anti-California
Senate Rejects Slimmed-Down Obamacare Repeal as McCain Votes No
To Protect Children, Senate Republicans Must Drop Medicaid Per Capita Cap