Georgia Team Members Georgia Department of Community Health Georgia Department of Education Cobb County School District Heart of Georgia RESA (Regional Educational Service Agency) Bleckley County School District… Read More

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North Carolina

North Carolina Team Members North Carolina Department of Public Instruction North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Haywood County Schools Winston-Salem/ Forsyth County Schools… Read More

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Federal Support for School Medicaid Expansion

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has been very supportive of states’ efforts to expand access to school health services, engaging directly with state Medicaid agencies to support the development of state plan amendments and moving quickly to approve them. In May 2023, CMS released new guidance on… Read More

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School Medicaid State Fact Sheets

These fact sheets, prepared for all 50 states and Washington, D.C., note whether the state has expanded its school Medicaid program to include all health services delivered to all students enrolled in Medicaid and lists the health services eligible for Medicaid reimbursement. Each fact sheet also identifies the nursing and… Read More

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START: State Tools And Resources To Advance School Medicaid

Informed by interviews with state education agencies and school districts, Healthy Schools Campaign is developing multiple tools and resources to help states and school districts implement, improve and sustain effective school Medicaid programs. Here’s a look at the interview summaries: Lessons Learned: Summary of State Education Agency and School… Read More

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Medicaid Managed Care and School Health Services: Early Lessons & Opportunities

April 22, 2024

To better understand the role of Medicaid managed care in school health programs, Healthy Schools Campaign launched a project with Aurrera Health Group to explore how four states – California, South Carolina, Tennessee and Washington – have or are actively working to carve school health services into Medicaid managed care.

The project sought to answer two key questions:

● What is the experience of states that have carved school health services into their Medicaid managed care delivery system or are currently working on doing so?
● How have school districts and MCOs partnered to support student health and connect school health services to Medicaid managed care?

This issue brief summarizes the project methodology, general findings across the four states, the status of managed care and local education agency (LEA) partnerships in each of the states, and recommendations for developing and enhancing the connection between school health and Medicaid managed care.

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Download: Medicaid Managed Care and School Health Services: Early Lessons & Opportunities

Map: School Medicaid Programs

Related Report: A 50-State Review: Medicaid & State Standards for School Health Professionals. State Fact Sheets: For a school Medicaid summary of your state, view School Medicaid Fact Sheets. As of October 2023, 25 states have taken steps to expand their school Medicaid program to cover services… Read More

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HSPF Meeting Registration: May 2024

April 18, 2024: An email was sent in error today with an invitation to register for an event open only to Healthy Students, Promising Futures Learning Collaborative members. We sincerely apologize for the confusion. If you are an HSPF member, stay tuned for a new invitation to register for our… Read More

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