You might be wondering why your district receives a Lumea status update in a long email, with a lot of numbers and action items about Medicaid periodically from your MSB Program Specialist. There’s actually a good reason for that!
What is required for parental authorization before a public school district can submit school Medicaid claims for reimbursement?
Public school districts in most states are permitted to seek reimbursement for certain school-based services that are permitted under their state’s Medicaid plan. The federal Department of Education has made it very clear that in order for the school district to re-disclose student information for purposes of Medicaid reimbursement the school district must obtain the consent of the parent or authorized guardian of the student. [Read more…]
January 5th Rosters for Massachusetts Schools
This process is a requirement for the FY 2017 Cost Report and the Q3 AAC Claim. Please run the following student rosters as of January 5, 2017: [Read more…]
Payment Error Rate Measurement (PERM) Program
Many New Hampshire school districts are receiving correspondence from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) indicating that the agency is making a “PERM – Initial Request for Medical Records.” This request is the initiation of a federal audit for school Medicaid reimbursements that public school districts have received pursuant to school Medicaid reimbursement programs. Please be aware if your school district has recently received one of these letters, they are legitimate, and your attention is required. These are real federal audits of Medicaid that occur every couple of years or so and select random Medicaid providers, like schools. [Read more…]
Great news! We’re making your district’s account (Adori/Lumea/Acuity 504) more flexible, while increasing privacy relative to detailed student information. [Read more…]
EVERY STUDENT SUCCEEDS ACT
Accountability, State Plans, and Data Reporting: Summary of Final Regulations
“Today the U.S. Department of Education (Department) issued final regulations to implement provisions of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) regarding school accountability, data reporting, and state plans. The regulations incorporate the valuable feedback that the Department received through the public comment process, while maintaining the focus on providing states with new flexibility to ensure that every child gets a high-quality and well-rounded education, and enhancing equity and preserving critical civil rights protections for all students.”
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What better time of year to tell you how grateful we are for you.
Caring and Sharing is the Seacoast Area’s largest Food Drive. MSB is proud to have been a part of this food drive now for 10 years.
What does it mean to be a happy customer? Is there more to a customer’s happiness than good communication and customer service?
For businesses in any venue, customers are an important piece of success. Without customers, a business cannot flourish. How a business effectively achieves happy customers may vary from industry to industry. [Read more…]
Yes, that’s a holiday picture! Can you believe it? [Read more…]