Parental Consent

DHCS Publishes New LEA Billing FAQs

As a follow-up from the Fall 2016 LEA Billing DHCS training held last October, DHCS has released a list of frequently…


California Quietly Rolls Out School Medicaid Billing for Non-IEP/IFSP Students

Following the December 2014 repeal of the federal Free Care rule, this week the Department of Health Care Services…


LEA Ad-Hoc Advisory Workgroup Publishes June 2016 Meeting Minutes

The LEA Ad-Hoc Advisory Workgroup, comprised of LEA representatives, DHCS, and the California Department of Education…


DHCS Issues Policy on Third Party Liability Recoupment

California’s Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) has released PPL 16-012, ‘Notification of Third Party Liability…


HHS and DOE Release Joint Letter on the Link Between Health and Education Services

A joint letter was released by the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Acting Secretary of Education which…


California Supreme Court Rules in School Insulin Case

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Trained school employees can administer insulin shots to diabetic students if a nurse is not…


New Resources for California LEAs Implementing IDEA Parental Consent Requirements

Earlier this year the federal government made changes to parental consent requirements for school districts seeking…


Welcomed, Positive Resolutions After Years of Advocacy

It is said that slow and steady wins the race. This adage proved true for longstanding efforts aimed at resolving two…


CDE Releases Guidelines for Compliance with Revised IDEA Parental Consent Requirements

On March 13, 2013, California's Department of Education (CDE) released a letter to assist local educational agencies…


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…