LEA Medi-Cal Billing Option Program SPA 15-021 General Overview Training—Northern California

The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) has announced that in preparation for the approval of the State Plan Amendment (SPA) 15-021 by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), they will be conducting two General Overview SPA 15-021 trainings for stakeholders that participate in the LEA Billing program.

The announcement on April 26, 2019, included information about the Northern California in-person training; see below for details.

Event: LEA Medi-Cal Billing Option Program SPA 15-021 General Overview Training—Northern California

  • Date: Thursday, May 9, 2019
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM; Lunch 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
  • Location: 1700 K Street, Sacramento, CA 95822

Topics Covered: Overview of program changes related to SPA 15-021, including the addition of Random Moment Time Survey for LEA Billing program practitioners, qualifications required to bill for new practitioners, requirements to bill for newly covered services, documentation requirements and an overview of future cost reporting changes. (DHCS will post the presentation slides and Q&As from both the southern and northern California trainings on the LEA Program website following this meeting)

Suggested Attendees: LEA Medi-Cal Billers and Program Coordinators; LEAs, School Districts or County Offices of Education currently participating or interested in participating in the LEA Program; Billing Vendors; Local Educational Consortiums (LECs) and Local Governmental Agencies (LGAs); School-Based Associations

Please note: Lunch will not be provided. DHCS will post the PowerPoint slides and Q&As from the trainings on the LEA Program website.

RSVP for In-Person Attendance: RSVP to amarbir.takhar@dhcs.ca.gov by May 6, 2019. (RSVP is only needed for in-person attendance)

Call-In Information:

  • 240-454-0887
  • Access code: 925 739 840

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