COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 42

March 7, 2003

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Jo Lynne DeMary

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Training Opportunity on Medicaid and Schools

 

The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE)is pleased to announce a training opportunity for all school divisions on Medicaid and schools. The one-day training session will be held in Charlottesville, Virginia on April 4, 2003. This training session can accommodate 400 participants.

 

Dept. of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) and VDOE staff will address the following topics in the training:

overview of the Medicaid enhancement program

 

Medicaid transportation

 

Medicaid administrative claiming

 

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

 

psychological services

 

skilled nursing services

 

physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech-language pathology

 

submission of claims and quarterly reports

 

School divisions interested in this training opportunity must complete the attached registration by March 21, 2003, and return to Ms. Mary Katharine Easter, Office of Special Education and Student Services, P.O. Box 2120, Richmond, Virginia 23218-2120. Registrations can be submitted by fax at (804) 371-8796. Questions and technical assistance requests can be directed to Amy Edwards at aedwards@mail.vak12ed.edu or (804)692-0150.

 

 

JLD/abe/mke

 

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