Posts Tagged ‘Medicaid’

New York Extends Medicaid Carve-Out for SBHCs

December 19, 2017

In what is an enormous victory for the largest state school-based health care program in the country, the New York School-Based Health Alliance has successfully secured a 2.5 year extension of its Medicaid Managed Care (MMCP) carve-out for school-based health centers, which was scheduled to take place in July...

Alliance Joins Coalition of Children Advocates to Urge Congress to ‘Do No Harm’

March 23, 2017

By John Schlitt, President, School-Based Health Alliance Today, the House votes on whether to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. The House bill proposes to cut 25 percent of Medicaid’s budget, eliminate the guarantee that Medicaid will provide needed services, and make Medicaid less accessible for those who...

Free Webinar on Improving Health Care Quality for Children in Medicaid and CHIP

February 4, 2016

  The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will host a free webinar on February 11 at 2:00pm EST titled, “Amplify Your Impact on Child Health Quality: Learning from the CHIPRA Quality Demonstration Grant Program.” The two organizations have...

The Future Is Here: Demonstrating Value through Data

December 15, 2015

By Suzanne Mackey, Senior Policy Analyst, School-Based Health Alliance School-based health centers (SBHCs) provide care to a medically underserved, hard-to-reach population of children and adolescents. However, our voice is often absent from state and local decision-making around health care financing and delivery system reform. It’s easy to feel overlooked...

Medicaid’s Anniversary: Commemorating 50 Years of the Health Care Safety Net

July 30, 2015

By John Schlitt, President, School-Based Health Alliance Can it really be 50 years, Medicaid? You’ve held up remarkably well these past five decades! The landmark federal-state partnership, launched in 1965, has been a dominant force in the war on poverty and critical lifeline for millions of low-income and under-served...

SBHC Reimbursement

September 19, 2014

School-based health centers (SBHCs) cannot be sustainable on grant funds alone. Billing and reimbursement for services provided by the SBHC must be addressed during the planning process and included in the SBHC narrative business plan and pro-forma financial statement. In billing and reimbursement language, the patient is the first party, the provider...