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
It's called the Children's Collaborative Project- a grant based project of West Virginians for Affordable Heath Care. This announcement centers around the first release of a report detailing the findings of a 6-month survey #WestVirginia #News #TV #video #Schools #schoolbasedhealth #National
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Services (OSERS) regulatory reform initiative, the department announced on Friday, October 20, 2017 that OSERS has rescinded 72 guidance documents for being outdated, unnecessary or ineffective.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Please read the OSERS chart of rescinded guidance documents 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
WASHINGTON — While House Republicans lined up votes Wednesday for a Thursday showdown over their bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, Vickie Glenn sat in her Murphysboro, Ill., office and prayed for it to fail.
Ms. Glenn, a Medicaid coordinator for Tri-County Special Education, an Illinois cooperative that helps more than 20 school districts deliver special education services to students, was worried about an issue that few in Congress were discussing: how the new Americ