California Announces Option for LEAs to Resubmit FY 09/10 CRCS Reports

Sacramento, CA - May 15, 2012 - During the California Department of Health Care Services' (DHCS) May 9, 2012 Provider Participation Agreement (PPA) and Annual Report training for schools participating in the LEA Billing Option program, it was announced that LEAs will have the option to resubmit their FY 09/10 CRCS using a state-updated template. This option is an opportunity for those LEAs who had...

PPL 12-006: California Reinvestment of LEA Billing Option Program Reimbursements

PPL 12-006, LEA Medi-Cal Billing Option Program - Changes To Standardized Account Code Structure (SACS) Resource Code 5640, is related to the policy change originally set out in PPL 11-013 regarding the reinvestment of LEA Billing reimbursements in the MAA program. The PPL reiterates that Resource Code 5640 revenues will no longer be considered federal income for the purpose of the LEA Billing...

Reinvesting Medicaid Payments in California

Summary To support provision of school health services, Local Education Agencies (LEAs) often reinvest their Medicaid reimbursements in additional health treatments and administration costs. The state of California recently amended reinvestment rules that had negatively affected Medicaid reimbursements. Issue Analysis California's Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) has changed internal...

California Changes Policy to Allow Claiming of Staff Funded with LEA Billing Reimbursements on MAA Invoice

On July 13, 2011, the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) released PPL 11-013, notifying LEAs who participate in both the LEA Direct Billing and School-Based MAA (California's Medicaid Administrative Claiming program) programs that staff funded with LEA Billing reimbursements may now be included on the MAA invoice and CRCS report. This policy change takes effect immediately,...

PPL 11-013: Inclusion of SACS Resource Code 5640 on California School MAA Invoices

Notification that Local Educational Agencies participating in both Local Educational Agency Medi-Cal Billing Option and School-Based Medi-Cal Administrative Activities may include SACS resource code 5640 in their SMAA invoice. Read PPL 11-013 SACS Resource code 5640 for LEAs claiming SMAA...

PPL 10-007: CPE Requirements for California’s County MAA Program

Certified Public Expenditure (CPE) Requirements for Federal Financial Participation (FFP) for CMAA: This Policy and Procedure Letter (PPL) clarifies existing requirements and additional legislation for Federal claiming for CMAA. Read PPL 10-007-CPE FFP-CMAA_082010...

California State Plan Amendment (SPA) 03-024

Amendment 03-024 to California's State Medicaid Plan, approved by CMS in 2005 and effective retroactively to April 01, 2003; this SPA relates to LEA Services and Rate Methodology regulation which created the Cost and Reimbursement Comparison Schedule (CRCS) component for the LEA Billing Option program, ensuring the program is reimbursement on actual cost. View SPA 03-024... View CRCS details...