Webinar: New Medicaid Rules for Schools

June 6, 2023

Presentation slides from a June 6 webinar on the newly published school Medicaid guidance are now available online.

Featuring CMS Administrator Dan Tsai and OSERS Director Katy Neas, the webinar was co-sponsored by Healthy Schools Campaign, AASA and the National Alliance for Medicaid in Education (NAME).

The webinar covered:
● Policy shifts in the new school-based services Medicaid guidance
● Complementary policy changes at the U.S. Department of Education to expand school-based Medicaid reimbursement
● How the new guidance will reduce the administrative burden on districts and states
● Steps and supports available to states to expand and strengthen their school-based Medicaid programs
● How AASA, NAME and HSC can support state and district implementation efforts

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Tapping into Federal COVID-19 Relief Funding & Medicaid to Support Schools and the Wellbeing of Students

April 6, 2023

Healthy Schools Campaign partnered with Council of Chief State School Officers, National Center for School Mental Health, and other organizations from the Collaborative for Student Success to promote leveraging Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) funds as an important way to build the capacity of state and local education agencies to support wellbeing in schools.

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School Medicaid Database

February 17, 2023

The Healthy Schools Campaign School Medicaid Database is a text-searchable collection of publicly available documents pertaining to school Medicaid programs (as of 2022) in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Developed to assist state education agencies (SEAs) and state Medicaid administrators in creating resources to support school districts with expanding Medicaid reimbursement for school health services, the database features links to state Medicaid and education agency websites and to specific documents related to school Medicaid billing.

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School Medicaid Database

District of Columbia

District of Columbia School Medicaid Snapshot Expansion of School Medicaid Program Washington, D.C. has not expanded its school Medicaid program beyond school health services documented in a student’s IEP or IFSP. Coverage & Billing D.C. covers the following school-based health services: Audiology Behavioral Supports Nutrition Services Occupational Therapy… Read More

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Delaware

Delaware School Medicaid Snapshot Expansion of School Medicaid Program Delaware has not expanded its school Medicaid program beyond school health services documented in a student’s IEP or IFSP. Coverage & Billing Delaware covers the following school-based health services: EPSDT Screens Nursing Services Physical Therapy Occupational Therapy Speech Therapy… Read More

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