Admin

MAC-Medicaid

 

Bethany J. Jordan              Assistant Director                           (713) 740-0004

Barbara Grimes                  Staff Accountant                             (713) 740-0002
 

MAC

This program provides reimbursement to schools for costs associated with performing the administrative activities necessary to support the provision of these health-related services specified in the State Medicaid Plan.  Within the school district setting, the Medicaid Administrative Claim program reimburses for many activities including:

  • Informing students about the Medicaid program and services
  • Identifying and referring students for needed health services
  • Developing and monitoring a plan of care for a student
  • Providing translation and transportation assistance to access needed health services
  • Developing relationships with local health providers who provide health services to students
  • Evaluation the effectiveness of school and community health services available to students
  • All of the administrative work surrounding these services

Many types of school personnel are eligible to participate in the Medicaid Administrative Claim Program.  Clinical personnel are Nurses, Psychologists and Speech Therapists.  The non-clinical personnel are Counselors, Special Education Administrators, Assistant Principals and Principals.