California

LEA Billing Program: TSP Lists for Consortiums

On Monday, November 23, 2020, DHCS sent out an email providing direction on how the Time Survey Participant (TSP) List…


State Plan Amendment (SPA) 16-001 Targeted Case Management Services

On Thursday, October 22, 2020, DHCS announced that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services approved State Plan…


Roundup of Recently Published PPLs for California’s LEA Billing Program

California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) has sent out another round of LEA Billing Policy and Procedure…


LEA Billing Program Legislative Report FY 2018/19

As part of a requirement to submit annual reports to the California Legislature on the state of the LEA Medi-Cal…


California to Spend Additional $650M On Special Education

California’s method of funding special education will become streamlined and a little more equitable, thanks to a…


PPL 20-031: Random Moment Time Survey (RMTS) Participant Equivalency Process

On Friday, July 31, 2020, California DHCS released PPL No. 20-031 outlining the process and requirements for its RMTS…


PPL 20-023: Submitting Quarterly Random Moment Time Survey (RMTS) Percentage Results to the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS)

On Tuesday, July 7, 2020, DHCS published Policy & Procedure Letter 20-023, titled “Submitting Quarterly Random Time…


PPL 20-022: Notification of Random Moment Time Survey Requirement for the Local Educational Agency Medi-Cal Billing Option program

On Thursday, June 25, 2020, DHCS published Policy & Procedure Letter 20-022, titled "Notification of Random Moment…


State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Releases Guidance Document on Safe Reopening of California's Public Schools

On Monday, June 8, 2020, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Tony Thurmond announced that CDE has released a…


A turning point: California education leaders speak out about racism and police brutality

“…We feel that silence is complicity: We must put an end to these incidents now. No matter how difficult, we must…