Training Opportunity: Medicaid and Schools (Virginia Department of Education)

Description:

The Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) will offer a training opportunity in Medicaid reimbursement and documentation procedures. This training regarding Medicaid documentation requirements is designed for occupational therapists, physical therapists, speech-language therapists, nurses, psychologists, social workers, special education aides, and clinic aides (both school division and contracted personnel).  Special education directors, special education supervisors, school nurse coordinators, school financial officers, and Medicaid coordinators will also receive information on how to implement and manage the Medicaid billing program.

On Monday, there will be two sessions, one designed for the primary Medicaid contact(s) in a school division. The second session is a presentation about Medicaid and Schools Psychiatry, Psychology, and Mental Health Services.  Multiple breakout sessions will be offered on Tuesday.  On Wednesday, a repeat breakout session will be provided on cost-based reimbursement.  A question and answer panel will provide participants with the opportunity to clarify session content and ask questions.  This year, a Continuing Education Units (CEUs) session for Psychologist is provided.

Other topics to be addressed include the following:

  • Medicaid legislative updates
  • Medicaid eligibility matching
  • Random Moment Time Study (RMTS) – Medicaid administrative claiming
  • Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT)
  • Rehabilitative/habilitative services
  • Nursing services
  • Physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech-language pathology services
  • Audiology services
  • Personal care assistant services
  • Medical evaluations
  • Transportation services
  • Submission of claims

The VDOE will provide breakfast and lunch on Tuesday and breakfast on Wednesday for all registered participants. Participants are responsible for their own lodging and other travel costs. 

The cost of registration is $25 per participant.

Date(s):
10/2/2017 - 10/4/2017
Location(s):
DoubleTree Hotel 
990 Hilton Heights Road
Charlottesville, Virginia 
Contact(s):
Amy Edwards
(804) 692-0150
Amy.Edwards@doe.virginia.gov
Tag(s): Elementary High School Middle School Orthopedic Impairment Preschool Professional Development Professional Resources Related Services Speech/Language Impairment