California’s LEA Billing Provider Manual is Updated to Reflect New Transportation Regulations

Announced this month in the California Department of Health Care (DHCS) LEA Medi-Cal Provider Bulletin, the LEA Billing Provider Manual has been updated to reflect changes to the requirements for wheelchair and litter van transportation services on claims with dates of services on or after January 1, 2013.

This change comes after Governor Brown signed AB 2608 (Bonilla) into law in September of 2012, temporarily expanding transportation billing for schools under the LEA Billing Option program through 2018.

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Read the DHCS LEA Medi-Cal Provider Bulletin announcement…

Read the updated LEA Provider Manual language…

Read the DHCS Policy & Procedure Letter (PPL) 13-001, guiding LEAs on the revision of transportation requirements under the LEA Billing Option program…

Read more about the LEA Transportation Billing issue in our Issue Analysis section…