Recent News
DHCS News Roundup
Over the past week, DHCS sent a handful of email announcements to LEAs regarding the operations of LEA Billing.  For your information, the roundup is below:  2017/18 CRCS Submission Docs Update   On Sept. 27, 2019, DHCS posted the template documents for the 2017/18 CRCS. In addition, DHCS...
Healthy Schools Campaign Hosts Free Webinar on School Medicaid Opportunities
School Medicaid Programs Make a Shift @ DHCS
New Push in California for Later Middle, High School Start Times—EdSource

News Focus: RMTS
DHCS Releases Report with Final Results of SMAA Deferral & Backcasting Process
On June 28, 2019, DHCS sent out their final report on the results of the SMAA program deferral and backcasting process; results long-awaited by impacted California school districts. The distributed SMAA Report on Results of Backcasting of Deferred Claims includes an executive summary of the final results...
PPL 19-011R—Random Moment Time Survey (RMTS) Sampling Requirements—Now Available on DHCS Website
DHCS Posts Training Slides and FAQs for Their LEA Medi-Cal Billing Program SPA 15-021 Implementation Training
DHCS Wants to Hear from Current Participants of the LEA Billing Program—Requests Information Via Survey

News Focus: National Matters
Healthy Schools Campaign Hosts Free Webinar on School Medicaid Opportunities
Date: September 24, 2019 Time: 1PM - 2PM, CDT About the Webinar This introductory webinar will explore the following questions: - What is Medicaid and what does it cover—in and out of school? - How can school districts leverage Medicaid to enhance school health services? - What is the free care...
New Push in California for Later Middle, High School Start Times—EdSource
Medi-Cal Enrollment Among Immigrant Kids Stalls, Then Falls. Is Fear To Blame?—California Healthline
Pending CMS Guidance on Medicaid Block Grants: Executive Overreach Strikes Again—Center for Children and Families