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Two-decade old legal battle over special education oversight nears resolution, brings major changes - EdSource

"The California Department of Education said last week that it will comply with a federal court order to improve…


DHCS Publishes New LEA Billing FAQs

As a follow-up from the Fall 2016 LEA Billing DHCS training held last October, DHCS has released a list of frequently…


Huge Win for School Medicaid Programs as CMS Changes Restrictive Free Care Policy

The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicare Services (CMS) has issued a letter to all State Medicaid Directors…


2014-15 California County Scorecard by Children Now

The 2014-15 California County Scorecard of Children's Well-Being tracks 29 key Education, Health, and Child Welfare and…


Report: Kansas Improperly Claimed $10.7M in Medicaid Reimbursements

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas improperly billed Medicaid for nearly $11 million in school-based health services, a…


Report Highlights Importance of School-Based Administrative Activities

As we featured earlier this week on the Policy Center, a new report by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research has…


Most California Children with Mental Illness Do Not Receive Treatment

While hundreds of thousands of California children have mental health needs, about 70% never receive treatment,…


California and Its Counties Under the ACA

As California moves to implement the ACA, it is making major health program, policy, and fiscal changes that will…


A Little Investment Goes a Long Way: Modest Cost to Expand Preventive and Routine Health Services to All Low-Income Californians

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has expanded health coverage to millions of Californians and has improved coverage for…


Health Coverage and Care for Youth in the Juvenile Justice System: The Role of Medicaid and CHIP

Girls and boys in the juvenile justice system are a diverse group of young people with often complex health needs. Many…