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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…


New Laws Impacting California's School Medicaid Programs

Throughout the year, Paradigm tracks various state bills that have the potential to impact California's school-based…


OIG Publishes New State Audits of School-Based Medicaid Programs

The federal Office of Inspector General (OIG) has published new audit reports of school-based administrative and health…


Governor Vetoes Senate Bill 123, SMAA Program Improvements

Governor Jerry Brown has vetoed Senate Bill 123, a bill authored by Senator Carol Liu to legislate recommendations by…


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

The Implementation Advisory Group (IAG) has published minutes from their September 13, 2016 meeting, which included a…


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

The Implementation Advisory Group (IAG) provided the following updates from their August 9, 2016 meeting: Workgroup…


OIG Publishes Report on Alabama's School-Based MAC Program

The federal Office of Inspector General (OIG), an agency charged with reviewing more than 100 Health and Human Services…


Senate Bill 123 Passes Assembly Health Committee with Substantial Changes

Senate Bill (SB) 123, a proposal that would make large-scale changes to California's School-Based Medi-Cal…


Legislation Proposes Big Changes to SMAA Contract Structure and RMTS Program

Senate Bill 123 (Liu-D) has been amended to include several proposed changes for California's School-Based Medi-Cal…


LEA Ad-Hoc Advisory Workgroup Publishes February 2016 Meeting Minutes

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