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RMTS for LEA Billing—Implementation Advisory Group Publishes October Meeting Summary

The Implementation Advisory Group (IAG) has published minutes from their October 3, 2017 meeting. Of interest:…


LEA Ad-Hoc Advisory Workgroup Publishes August 2017 Meeting Minutes

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


Federal Audit of New Jersey School-Based Medicaid Programs Seeks $300M in Paybacks

The federal Office of Inspector General (OIG) released audit findings of New Jersey's school-based Medicaid programs in…


November Medi-Cal Bulletin for LEAs Posted—RTD Generation Phasing Out Over Next 12 Months

The November Medi-Cal Bulletin for California LEAs has been published to the DHCS website. One item of interest is the…


Register by November 22 for Next LEA Advisory Workgroup Meeting

LEAs interested in attending the bi-monthly LEA Advisory Workgroup meeting (also known as the 'LEA Ad-Hoc Meeting')…


SDUSD Makes the Case for School Health Services

Michelle Bell, a longtime member of our school Medicaid billing community, was recently featured in an article about…


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…


UPDATED: DHCS Clarifies Position, Expressly Allows OT & PT Treatment Services Prescribed by LEA-Contracted Physicians

**Update as of October 2, 2017** Since this post was originally published, DHCS has extended the 6-month renewal…


2017 California Legislation: What Passed & What Didn't

In September, several bills with possible implications for school health programs under consideration by the California…


Save the Date: SMAA RMTS Coder Training

The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) has announced their annual SMAA RMTS Coder Training webinar…