U.S. Department of Education Publishes New Regulations Easing Burden of Parental Consent Requirements for Schools

On Thursday, February 14, 2013, the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) published final regulations that amend parental consent requirements under Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). This change signals greater access to Medicaid reimbursements for eligible special education health services provided by schools across the nation. Effective March 18, 2013, the new...

45 CFR Part 95.507: Federal Cost Allocation Plan Requirements

Federal provision relating to cost allocation plan requirements for the general administration of grant programs (public assistance, medical assistance, and state children's health insurance programs). CFR-2011-45-CFR-95.507.pdf

42 CFR Part 440.170: Transportation Services

Federal regulation dictating eligible transportation services under the larger umbrella of state-federal medical assistance programs, "Any other medical care or remedial care recognized under State law and specified by the Secretary." CFR-2011-title42-vol4-sec440-170.pdf

34 CFR Part 99: Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

FERPA protects the privacy of student education records. The law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the U.S. Department of Education. Read CFR-2011-title34-vol1-part99 FERPA...

42 CFR Parts 405, 424, 447, 455, 457 and 498 (CMS 6028-FC): Medicaid Integrity

A final rule regulating additional screening requirements, application fees, temporary enrollment moratoria, payment suspensions and compliance plans for providers and suppliers participating in the Medicare, Medicaid, and Children's Health Insurance programs. This regulation implements parts of the Affordable Care Act (ACA, 'Health Reform'). Read Final Rule CMS 6028 FC...

42 CFR 433, Sections 135-140

Code of federal regulation related to third party liability, 42 CFR Part 443, Subpart D - Third Party Liability; Pertinent citations: 42 CFR 433.136, 42 CFR 433.138, and 42 CFR 433.139(b)(1). Read CFR-2010-title42-vol4-part433-subpartD...

42 CFR 433 – State Fiscal Administration of Medical Assistance Programs

Code of federal regulation related to state fiscal administration of medical assistance programs under the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). Read CFR-2010-title42-vol4-part433.pdf

34 CFR Part 300: IDEA Part B Regulations

Children and youth (ages 3-21) receive special education and related services under IDEA Part B; pertinent citations: Subpart D - Evaluations, Eligibility Determination, Individualized Education Programs and Educational Placements 34 CFR 300.300 (Parental Consent) and 301 (Initial Evaluations). 34 CFR Part 300 was updated in February of 2013. View the current IDEA Part B regulation...