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California Holds Second School MAA Stakeholder Forum in Sacramento

Last week, California's Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) held their second Stakeholder Forum for the…


Funding Dispute Threatens Health, Counseling Program

(Calif.) School nurses, speech pathologists, counselors and psychologists throughout California face pink slips this…


California Announces New Stakeholder Forum for School MAA Program

California's Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) has announced their first, in an ongoing series, School MAA…


California School MAA Program Deferral and RMTS Update

Reasonableness Test Criteria (RTC) & Deferred MAA Claims Back in October 2013 the state released PPL 13-012 in…


PPL 13-012: Reasonableness Test Criteria (RTC) - Updated

**Note: DHCS released a revised and updated version of PPL 13-012 on December 13, 2013. This revision makes important…


MAA Whirlwind: Time Surveying Continues for California LEAs in FY 2013/14

December 3, 2013 – San Francisco, CA – It’s the day after the state’s deadline for the newly required school MAA claim…


PPL 13-015: Interim Claiming Plan Procedure Changes for LEAs for SFY 2013-14

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approved an Interim Claiming process for the SMAA program on…


Deferral Resolution and New Plan Milestone Timeline Approval Letter

Effective October 23, 2013, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has granted approval to the California…


CMS Gives Informal Approval for Interim School MAA Claiming in California

California's Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) posted another school MAA (SMAA) program update to their website…


DHCS Adds 'What's New' Page to School MAA Website

California's Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) has created a new page for listing updates to the school…