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New Resource for LEAs & Parents Regarding EOBs for School Health Services

DHCS has published a one-page informational that LEAs can share with parents regarding private insurance, explanation…


New DHCS Guidance for LEAs Regarding Insurance Carrier Requests

DHCS has released a statement for LEAs who have received communication from private health insurers regarding school…


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…


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…


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…


DHCS Addresses Pay & Chase Recovery for Students with Both Medi-Cal and Other Health Coverage

For the past several months, a handful of California LEAs have been contacted by parents who have received explanation…


DHCS Releases Preliminary Guidance on Impact of Free Care-Focused Senate Bill

A recent bill signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown will require the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) to…


Policy Recommendations for California in the Wake of Free Care

California's School-Based Health Alliance has released a report which focuses on the expanded role that schools can…


Californa Among 28 States Needing To Upgrade Medicaid Systems

CMS has published a final rule that will maintain billions of dollars in funding to help California and other states…