WASHINGTON (AP) — Governors of both major political parties are warning that a little-noticed regulation proposed by President Donald Trump’s administration could lead to big cuts in Medicaid, reducing access to health care for low-income Americans. The arcane fiscal accountability rule proposed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or CMS, would tighten federal oversight and approval over complex financing strategies states have long used to help pay for their s
Joint Guidance on the Application of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) And the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) To Student Health Records Download the PDF: CLICK HERE to download the PDF This document is on how best to handle FERPA/HIPAA data transfers in school settings. This document should be widely shared, as it is several federal agency’s work to clarify the legal process of aligning data sharing appropriately. #gove
Please read the following document to see the MSP Updates and the Agreed-Upon Procedures! DOWNLOAD the document here! Link to document, if above does not work: https://static.wixstatic.com/ugd/9e5e4a_64de6215231447729c6b7a7fcd471dc7.docx #MSP #ODE #administrative #SpecialEducation #Medicaid #Ohio #ODM
Ohio’s Medicaid School Program (MSP) state plan allows for Medicaid Administrative Cost claiming. But the guidelines to do so need to be reviewed and clarified before Ohio schools can safely pursue this Medicaid reimbursement potential. MAC claiming is the inclusion of a small portion of school administrative salaries in the MSP reimbursement program. The reimbursement of a pro-rated portion of the administrator’s salary is done when the school district and its billing agen
As part of the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) regulatory reform initiative, the department announced on Friday, October 20, 2017 that OSERS has rescinded 72 guidance documents for being outdated, unnecessary or ineffective.
Please read the OSERS announcement <click here>
Please read the OSERS chart of rescinded guidance documents <click here>
The chart references item number eleven – Final Regulations Related to Parental Consent for the
COLUMBUS, OHIO A state funding allotment crucial to doctors, hospitals and other Ohio Medicaid providers cleared a powerful legislative panel Monday given extraordinary authority over the government health program. Medicaid Director Barbara Sears told the state Controlling Board ahead of its unanimous vote that failing to authorize Ohio's $264 million share of program spending risked "devastating" consequences for program providers and the 3 million Ohioans that Medicaid serv
Please click the link below to see the Ohio Department of Medicaid's answers to FAQ's rom July 2017. Frequently Asked Questions: Medicaid School Program
For Independent Practitioners Seeking to Provide Medicaid School Program (MSP) Services #Ohio #Medicaid #MSP #ODM
WASHINGTON --Ohio schools could lose millions of dollars they now get to pay for speech and physical therapy, behavioral services, student evaluations and other special education services, because of changes to Medicaid in the congressional bill to repeal and replace Obamacare. The money assists about 61,000 students in 580 Ohio school districts. In 2013, the last year for which final figures are available, the federal government sent Ohio schools an estimated $47.25 million
A wise teacher once told me that no matter how good of an educator you are, you can’t teach to an empty desk. If our nation is going to keep its competitive edge into the future, we need to keep our school desks full of healthy children who are ready to learn. In order to achieve that goal, we must ensure that all families can afford the developmental screenings and treatment pediatricians recommend so their children can grow up to become healthy, successful adults. Medicaid
Children’s health insurance coverage has reached historic levels in the United States, thanks to Medicaid, CHIP, and the ACA. The Georgetown University Center for Children and Families (CCF) and the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) created factsheets for the nation as well as all 51 states (including the District of Columbia). These snapshots underscore the importance of Medicaid in providing coverage for children.
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