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California School Based Medi-Cal Administrative Activities (MAA) Reimbursement Are you receiving your share? What is MAA? MAA’s full name is Medi-Cal Administrative Activities. What kind of reimbursement are we speaking of? UNRESTRICTED! How can MAA bring money into my district? Through the state Medi-Cal program, your Local Educational Consortium (LEC) or Local Government Agency (LGA) and the California Department of Health Services (DHS). What is it all about? MAA reimburses County Offices of Education, school districts and community colleges for the Administrative Activities that directly support efforts to identify and enroll potential eligibles into the Medi-Cal program and assist with access to Medi-Cal covered services What kind of activities are reimbursed? Administrative Activities that facilitate enrollment into Medi-Cal and assisting eligibles to access Medi- Cal services such as: • Outreach • Facilitating Applications • Translation • Transportation • Program Planning How can my district participate? LEAs contract with their LEC/LGA, time survey, complete a grid, invoice and maintain an audit file. What is the LEC? Local Educational Consortium. How does the LEC assist my LEA? Assess the MAA program to ensure appropriate participation. Provide technical assistance training to the LEA staff. Oversee the LEA time survey process. Submit detailed quarterly invoices to DHS on behalf of the LEA. Review the Operational Plan for quality assurance and compliance. Offer customer support, both program and fiscal. Monitor compliance of LEA with all Federal, State and DHS program requirements. Represent the LEA at the LEC level and in workgroup meetings. How does my LEA get issues resolved? Contact your LEC. Regional LEC contracts are required by DHS to represent regional LEAs. Each LEC/LEA contract further clarifies how LEA assistance is provided. LEAs who have contracts with LGAs must go through their LGA for assistance. Contact your regional LEC for technical assistance REGION COUNTIES CONTACT Del Norte Greg Englar REGION 1 Humboldt Sonoma County Office of Education NORTH COAST Lake 707/524-2765 Mendocino email@example.com Sonoma Butte Shasta Eileen Dolan REGION 2 Glenn Siskiyou Glenn County Office of Education NORTHEASTERN Lassen Tehama 530-934-6575 x3030 Modoc Trinity firstname.lastname@example.org Plumas Alpine Sierra Marjorie Rollins REGION 3 Colusa Sutter Sutter County Superintendent of Schools Office CAPITAL SERVICE El Dorado Sacramento 530-822-2945 REGION Nevada Yolo MargieR@sutter.k12.ca.us Placer Yuba Alameda San Mateo Michelle Cowart REGION 4 Contra Costa Solano Contra Costa County Office of Education BAY Marin San Francisco 925/942-5391 Napa email@example.com Monterey Barney Finlay REGION 5 San Benito Santa Cruz County of Education SOUTH BAY Santa Clara 831/479-5228 Santa Cruz firstname.lastname@example.org Amador Stanislaus Janice Holden REGION 6 Calaveras Tuolumne Stanislaus County Office of Education DELTA SIERRA San Joaquin 209/558-4106 Jholden@stancoe.org Fresno Mariposa Susan Ellyson REGION 7 Kings Merced Madera County Office of Education CENTRAL VALLEY Madera Tulare 559/662-4671 email@example.com Kern Ken Gragg REGION 8 San Luis Obispo Kern County Superintendent of Schools COSTA DEL SUR Santa Barbara 661/636-4356 Ventura firstname.lastname@example.org Ellin Chariton REGION 9 Imperial Orange County Department of Education SOUTHERN Orange 714/708-4982 San Diego ellin_Chariton@oce.k12.ca.us Always cc Annette_Jewell@ocde.k12.ca.us Christine Ridley REGION 10 Inyo San Bernardino County Superintendent of RIMS Mono Schools Riverside 909/386-2901 San Bernardino email@example.com Cathy Bray REGION 11 Los Angeles Los Angeles County Office of Education LOS ANGELES 562/922-6473 firstname.lastname@example.org How can I find out more? Access the most current MAA regulations from the Medi-Cal Website: http://www.dhs.ca.gov/MAA Click on: School Based MAA Manual, MAA Time Survey Form, Policy and Procedure Letters (PPL) Always refer to the Medi-Cal School Based Manual for the most current program, policy and billing information The California Department of Health Services (DHS) is the sole interpreter of the meaning of the laws and regulations governing the MAA Program through their contract with CMS.
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