Medicaid Reimbursement Notification

MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT NOTIFICATION

The Anaheim Union High School District, in cooperation with the California Departments of Health Services and Education, has a program to allow the district to be reimbursed with federal Medicaid dollars for selected health services (such as hearing and vision screening, health assessments) provided to eligible students at school. In accordance with district rules and guidelines, parents and guardians are hereby notified that eligible students’ records may be forwarded to the District’s billing agency. These records will be forwarded in a confidential manner. The billing agency holds a contract with the District that contains a specific confidentiality clause to ensure information is not disclosed inappropriately; further the billing agency is HIPAA compliant (Federal Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act.)

School health services currently provided to all students will not be charges by this program. Student will not be denied services they require to attend school, and parents will never be billed for services by the school district.