Medicaid Reimbursement for Vision and Hearing Screens. Medicaid In The Schools (MITS). January 2008. Getting Started…. Vision Screens- Act 1438 (2006 school year)
Medicaid In The Schools
It is the purpose of this requirement to establish eye and vision screenings for students enrolled in pre-k, kindergarten, grade 1, 2, 4, 6, and 8, as well as all transfer students.
Two ways to bill for screens and other services:
1. EDS or
Requires an Interagency Agreement with district and MITS;
Requires district to complete a specific file and submit to MITS for effortless eligibility check and electronic billing. Electronic file includes student name, SSN, date of birth, and LEA #;
Fee for service (5 percent change than what the district is currently paying, but without the ease and time savings).
Medicaid In The Schools (MITS)
2402 Wildwood, Suite 172
Sherwood, AR 72120
(866) 280-8300, option 1
(866) 280-8300, option 2
or (501) 835-2093
(Program and Management Office)