School Health Demonstration Project Technical Assistance Teams Selection Grant – California Grants Portal – California Grants Portal

The School Health Demonstration Project is meant to help LEAS to become self-sustaining by securing federal reimbursement and other revenue sources for health and mental health services provided to Medi-Cal eligible students. State funding from the legislature Funding for the TA teams will be provided through the School Health Demonstration Project pilot LEA pilot participants.
Eligible applicants are to be consortia that consist of one or more Local educational agencies (LEAs), county agencies, or community-based organizations. LEAs and/or their consortium partners should have experience in general and special education, mental health program and service development, school finance, health care, Medi-Cal managed care contracting and benefits, Medicaid billing, commercial health insurance, and/or data analysis.
One or more of the LEA’s consortium members must currently participate in the Local Educational Agency Medi-Cal Billing Option Program and School-Based (LEA BOP) Medi-Cal Administrative Activities (SMAA) Program. In addition, all LEA consortium members that participate in the LEA BOP and/or School-Based Medi-Cal Administrative Activities Program SMAA Program must be considered to be in compliant status at the time the application is reviewed.

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Eligible applicants are to be consortia that consist of one or more Local educational agencies (LEAs), county agencies, or community-based organizations. LEAs and/or their consortium partners should have experience in general and special education, mental health program and service development, school finance, health care, Medi-Cal managed care contracting and benefits, Medicaid billing, commercial health insurance, and/or data analysis.

Education Omnibus Budget Trailer Bill of 2021 (Section 4 of Assembly Bill (AB) 130 (Chapter 44, Statutes of 2021) as amended by Section 1 of AB 167 (Chapter 252, Statutes of 2021), codified California Education Code Section 49421.

There is no direct funding from the CDE to the Technical Assistance (TA) Teams in this RFA. Funding available for the School Health Demonstration Project is $5 million, distributed to up to 25 LEA pilot participants. Each LEA shall receive up to $100,000 per year for two years. Funds are to be used to contract with one of the TA Teams and may also be used to address needs identified by the in-depth analysis conducted by the TA Team.
 
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