COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA
DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
P.O. BOX 2120
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120
SUPTS. MEMO NO. 148
August 5, 2005
Jo Lynne DeMary
Superintendent of Public Instruction
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or (804) 692-0150.