The Ohio Medicaid Schools Program
Reimbursement practices concerning the Medicaid School Program (MSP) Webcast
The Departments of Medicaid and Education recently hosted a webcast | PDF version of the Webcast for school districts concerning changes to the Medicaid in Schools Program (MSP). The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have mandated that a child receiving services through an individualized education program (IEP) must have an order, referral or prescription from an actively enrolled Medicaid medical practitioner in order for a participating school districts to receive reimbursement from MSP. To continue to receive reimbursements from MSP, districts must come into compliance by Aug. 1, 2016. The Departments of Medicaid and Education are committed to working with districts to develop strategies to address this requirement.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services developed this guidance document.
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The Medicaid School Program (MSP) has been developed to include federal Medicaid matching funding for medically necessary therapy services, certain administrative activities, and specialized transportation associated with accessing therapy services. Direct MSP providers include traditional school districts and community schools. However, other entities may be involved in the program through contracting, such as Educational Service Centers (ESCs) or private therapy clinics. MSP is coordinated jointly between the Ohio Department of Medicaid (ODM) and the Ohio Department of Education (ODE).
Rules and Requirements
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Last Modified: 9/26/2016 10:24:40 AM