ERIC Number: ED347753
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Medicaid Coverage of Health-Related Services for Children Receiving Special Education: An Examination of Federal Policies.
Lewin and Associates, Inc., Washington, DC.; Fox Health Policy Consultants, Washington, DC.
This booklet, organized in a question and answer format, is designed to help state and local education officials, Medicaid officials, and others understand the federal policies governing conditions under which the Medicaid program can pay for the related services required by the individualized education program of a child with disabilities. An overview presents basic information on Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and the Medicaid program. The questions are grouped as follows: IDEA policy regarding Medicaid billing; Medicaid policy regarding payment for health-related services; Medicaid coverage of health-related services; Medicaid eligibility and enrollment; provider participation in the Medicaid program; Medicaid reimbursement rates and claims submission; Medicaid state plans; and certification of state's share of Medicaid program costs. (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (DHHS), Washington, DC.; Health Care Financing Administration (DHHS), Washington, DC.; Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Lewin and Associates, Inc., Washington, DC.; Fox Health Policy Consultants, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Part B; Medicaid