News

PPL 20-001: Claiming Reimbursement for Participation Fee

On Friday, January 15, DHCS released PPL 20-001. The purpose of this Policy and Procedure Letter is to provide guidance…


California Proposed 2021/22 Budget Summary

On Friday, January 8, Governor Newsom released his 2021/22 Budget Summary. The state budget proposal offers a lengthy…


PPL 20-052 TCM Costs in the SMAA Program

On Monday, December 7, 2020, DHCS sent out an email confirming that Policy and Procedure Letter (PPL) 20-052, titled…


LEA Billing Program: TSP Lists for Consortiums

On Monday, November 23, 2020, DHCS sent out an email providing direction on how the Time Survey Participant (TSP) List…


State Plan Amendment (SPA) 16-001 Targeted Case Management Services

On Thursday, October 22, 2020, DHCS announced that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services approved State Plan…


Roundup of Recently Published PPLs for California’s LEA Billing Program

California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) has sent out another round of LEA Billing Policy and Procedure…


LEA Billing Program Legislative Report FY 2018/19

As part of a requirement to submit annual reports to the California Legislature on the state of the LEA Medi-Cal…


California to Spend Additional $650M On Special Education

California’s method of funding special education will become streamlined and a little more equitable, thanks to a…


PPL 20-031: Random Moment Time Survey (RMTS) Participant Equivalency Process

On Friday, July 31, 2020, California DHCS released PPL No. 20-031 outlining the process and requirements for its RMTS…


PPL 20-023: Submitting Quarterly Random Moment Time Survey (RMTS) Percentage Results to the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS)

On Tuesday, July 7, 2020, DHCS published Policy & Procedure Letter 20-023, titled “Submitting Quarterly Random Time…