ERIC Number: ED447924
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Maximizing Medicaid Funding To Support Health and Mental Health Services for School-Age Children and Youth. Tools for Out-of-School Time and Community School Initiatives. Strategy Brief, Volume 1, Number 5.
Bundy, Andrew L.
This brief is part of a series of technical assistance resources on financing and sustaining out-of-school time and community school initiatives. The brief presents general background information and strategies for maximizing Medicaid funding for such programs and highlights examples of innovative projects throughout the country. The financing strategies described are: (1) fee-for-service claiming; (2) administrative claiming; (3) "leveraged" funding, or partnerships that maximize Medicaid reimbursements; and (4) building statewide systems to integrate services and improve outcomes. (EV)
Descriptors: After School Programs, Community Programs, Community Schools, Cooperative Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Enrichment Activities, Extracurricular Activities, Financial Support, Health Services, Integrated Services, Partnerships in Education, Program Descriptions
Finance Project, 1000 Vermont Avenue, NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 2005; Tel: 202-628-4200; Fax: 202-628-4205; For full text: http://www.financeproject.org ($10, plus shipping and handling. Purchases must be paid by check; prepaid orders only. Discount on orders of 10 or more copies.)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: DeWitt Wallace/Reader's Digest Fund, Pleasantville, NY.
Authoring Institution: Finance Project, Washington, DC.