COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 148

August 5, 2005

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Jo Lynne DeMary

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Training Opportunity: Medicaid and Schools

 

The Virginia Department of Education is pleased to announce a training opportunity in Medicaid procedures for all school divisions. The training will be held at the Doubletree Hotel in Charlottesville on Monday, October 17, 2005, 7:30 a.m. 4:30 p.m. and Tuesday, October 18, 2005, 7:30 a.m. noon.

 

Topics to be addressed are:

 

 

-          Health assistant services

 

-          Transportation services

 

-          Psychological services

 

-          Skilled nursing services

 

-          Audiology services

 

-          Physical therapy, occupational therapy, and

 

-          Speech-language pathology services

 

 

Training on Monday regarding Medicaid documentation requirements is designed for occupational, physical, and speech-language therapists, nurses, psychologists, school social workers, audiologists, clinic and special education paraprofessionals. Special education directors, special education supervisors, school nurse coordinators, and school financial officers also will receive information on how to implement and manage the Medicaid Billing Program.

 

Training on Tuesday is designed for new Medicaid service program administrators and program administrators who want additional training on the topics of Medicaid supervision, documentation requirements, general office information, and administrative claiming to maximize school division revenue.

 

The Virginia Department of Education will provide breakfast, lunch, and an afternoon break on Monday and breakfast only on Tuesday. Participants will be responsible for their own lodging. There will be exhibitors from 7:30 a.m. 5 p.m. on Monday, and from 7:30 a.m. 11 a.m. on Tuesday.

 

The conference registration form is attached and must be returned by September 23, 2005. Questions and technical assistance requests can be directed to Amy Edwards at amy.edwards@doe.virginia.gov or (804) 692-0150.

 

JLD/ae

 

Attachment

 

http://www.doe.virginia.gov/administrators/superintendents_memos/2005/inf148a.pdf