COMMONWEALTH OF VIRGINIA

DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

P.O. BOX 2120

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA 23218-2120

SUPTS. MEMO NO. 203

October 14, 2005

 

INFORMATIONAL

TO:

Division Superintendents

 

FROM:

Jo Lynne DeMary

Superintendent of Public Instruction

 

SUBJECT:

Medicaid and Schools Finance and Reimbursement

 

 

Earlier this year, the Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) sent a letter to school divisions explaining that there will be changes to the Medicaid and Schools program, specifically reimbursement and cost reporting for special education services.

 

The Department of Education and the Department of Medical Assistance Services convened a Medicaid Reimbursement and

Finance Workgroup, representing the eight superintendents regions. Attached is a letter from Patrick Finnerty, director of DMAS, which explains the outcome of these workgroup meetings.

 

If you have any questions or would like more information, please feel free to contact Amy Edwards, Medicaid specialist, at 804-692-0150 or amy.edwards@doe.virginia.gov or William Lessard at DMAS at 804-225-4593 or william.lessard@dmas.virginia.gov

 

JLD/ae

 

Attachment

 

http://www.doe.virginia.gov/administrators/superintendents_memos/2005/inf203a.pdf