Thursday, July 9, 2009

DHHS Medicaid Reimbursement Regulations Rescinded

Monday, Kathleen Sebeilus, Secretary of the federal Department of Health and Human Services announced that the Obama administration would repeal three and delay enforcement by a year of controversial regulations. The regulations would have limited the ability of school districts to receive reimbursement from Medicaid for school-based services, transportatio

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n and case management. The regulations had been the subject of a Congressional moratorium, but the moratorium was scheduled to expire on July 1, 2009. This action by DHHS eliminates the effect of the regulations.

I know that many readers were interested in these regs. Here is the explanation of the changes by the Council for Exceptional Children. Here is a medical news article.

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