How California Schools Are Using Medicaid – Healthy Schools Campaign

Since a regulatory change to the free care rule almost two years ago allowed states to use Medicaid funding to provide services to all Medicaid-enrolled students in schools, states have been exploring the best way to implement this change.

To take advantage of this opportunity, states, school districts and others need to come together to develop a plan and consider their options for implementing this new policy.  To help states do just that, the U.S. Department of Education has convened a learning collaborative for state teams. Healthy Schools Campaign and Trust for America’s Health are supporting this effort that includes 10 states.

A recent paper on California’s experience provides important information to states who are looking for promising best practices…

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