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COORDINATING SERVICES COVERED BY MEDICAID IN SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY SETTINGS. A Family Voices Presentation to Wisconsin FACETS September 28, 2006. WHAT IS THE SCHOOL BASED SERVICES BENEFIT?.

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coordinating services covered by medicaid in school and community settings

COORDINATING SERVICES COVERED BY MEDICAIDIN SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY SETTINGS

A Family Voices Presentation to Wisconsin FACETS

September 28, 2006

what is the school based services benefit
WHAT IS THE SCHOOL BASED SERVICES BENEFIT?
  • The school-based services (SBS) benefit has been established according to Wisconsin Statute 49.45(39). This benefit is designed to increase federal funding to Wisconsin schools to help pay for medically related special education and related services. The SBS benefit defines the services that can be reimbursed by Wisconsin Medicaid for medically necessaryservices provided to Medicaid-eligible children.

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medical necessity
MEDICAL NECESSITY
  • All Medicaid-covered services must be medically necessary, as defined in HFS 101.93(96m), Wisconsin Administrative Code. A school-based service is considered medicallynecessary when the service:

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medical necessity cont
MEDICAL NECESSITY, cont
  • Identifies, treats, manages or addresses a medical problem, or a mental, emotional or physical disability.
  • Is identified in the child’s IEP.
  • Is necessary for a child to benefit from special education.
  • Is prescribed by a physician when required. (The Medicaid School Based Services Handbook list prescription requirements.)

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covered school based services
COVERED SCHOOL-BASED SERVICES
  • School-Based services must be identified in the child’s IEP and certain requirements must be met. Covered services include the following:
    • Developmental testing and assessments when resulting in a created or revised IEP;
    • Durable medical equipment (DME);

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covered school based services continued
COVERED SCHOOL-BASED SERVICES, continued
  • Nursing;
  • Occupational Therapy (OT);
  • Physical Therapy (PT);
  • Psychological services, counseling and social work;
  • Speech and language pathology (SLP), audiology, and hearing; and
  • Transportation.

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avoiding duplication of services
AVOIDING DUPLICATION OF SERVICES
  • Medicaid will not pay for duplicative services
  • Educational necessity vs medical necessity
  • Importance of the IEP to include service delivery

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coordination of services
COORDINATION OF SERVICES
  • Collaboration between school and community therapists is essential to coordinate a child’s therapy and prevent duplication of services which results in denial of payment of community-based therapy.
  • A child benefits most when therapy providers work together with a family to determine what therapies are needed and where a child’s needs can be met most effectively.

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coordination of services continued
COORDINATION OF SERVICES, continued
  • Understanding the framework in which services are delivered will help families and providers access and coordinate services for children.
    • School based therapy is provided to assist a child to benefit from special ed.
    • The goal of community based services is to optimize the child’s functional performance in relation to needs in home and community settings.

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school based services
SCHOOL-BASED SERVICES
  • Therapy is provided only if the child need therapy to function in the educational settting.
  • Need for therapy is determined by IEP.
  • Therapy can be delivered across educational settings.
  • Discontinuation decided by IEP team.

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community based services
COMMUNITY BASED SERVICES
  • Provided in clinics, hospitals, homes and across community settings.
  • Physician, therapist and family decide on amount, frequency and duration.
  • Discontinuation can occur for a variety of reasons, including: functional skills are achieved; there is a plateau; discharge is requested.

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medicaid resource
MEDICAID RESOURCE
  • The Medicaid School Based Services Handbook provides much information for families, providers and advocates. It can be found online at: http://dhfs.wisconsin.gov/medicaid2/handbooks/sbs/sbs.pdf

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acknowledgements
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
  • Information for slides 2 -6 was taken directly from the Medicaid School Based Services handbook.
  • Information for slides 8 -11 was taken from the brochure, School and Community Based Therapy Services (distributed by the Wisconsin Occupational Therapy Association)

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