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Renewal of Determination That a Public Health Emergency Exists

Renewal of Determination That a Public Health Emergency Exists On April 15, 2021, Xavier Becerra, the Secretary of…


PPL 20-001: Claiming Reimbursement for Participation Fee

PPL 20-001: Claiming Reimbursement for Participation Fee On Friday, January 15, DHCS released PPL 20-001. The purpose…


California Proposed 2021/22 Budget Summary

California Proposed 2021/22 Budget Summary On Friday, January 8, Governor Newsom released his 2021/22 Budget Summary.…


PPL 20-052 TCM Costs in the SMAA Program

PPL 20-052 TCM Costs in the SMAA Program On Monday, December 7, 2020, DHCS sent out an email confirming that Policy…


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…


Can California schools put safety measures in place in time to open early? Many district leaders skeptical

After Governor Newsom shared his four-phases to returning to normal life, with phase two including the re-opening of…


Disability rights groups, school administrators spar over possible changes to special education laws

“Times of crisis are not the time to roll back civil rights. It’s actually time to roll up our sleeves and do it…