The School Health Services, School Medicaid Program through state statutes allows school districts to seek partial reimbrsement from Medicaid for health and medical services provided to Medicaid-eligible students with an Individual Education Plan (IEP).
Funds received are used to provide expanded health services to all district students to improve the health and wellness of students in the district.
Boulder Valley School District follows a Five Year Local Services Plan approved by the Colorado Department of Education to guide plan spending. A community needs assessment is required every five years and was last completed in the 2013-2014 school year.
There are 5 priority areas iddentified for use of the state funds:
2- Health Education
3- Access to Health Care
4- Access to Health Insurance
5 -Coordination of Services
Outreach and Enrollment:
Familiies seeking health insurance assistance for enrollment should contact our community partner, The Healthy Kids and Adults Initiative.
Healthy Kids and Adults Initiative
Documentation by District Staff:
District health related providers use a confidential web based system called EzEdMed for documentation of services. BVSD partners with a Non-profit, the Consortium to support the claiming process. Related Service Providers using this new system are PT, OT, COTA, SLP's, Audiology and OM's.
District Trained Providers can click here to access the system:
The program staff that use district forms for documentation include Psychologists, Social Workers, Nursing Services, Personal Care, and Transportation. District Staff should contact the School Medicaid Office for any questions or to access the forms.
Parents and Case Managers:
There is a valuable parent hand out that was created by th Colorado Department of Education and Health Care Policy and Finance to further explain the program.
Click here for Link for Parent's Guide English version
Click here for Link to Guide for Parents
BVSD School Resource Nurse:
Contact Alicia Seivers for assistance for students needing medical support such as eye care, glasses, dental care, mental health counseling. Alicia is bi-lingual Spanish. Alicia speaks Espanol.
Office Phone - 720-561-5559
Any questions please contact: Health First Medicaid Coordinator:Elizabeth ClarkPhone: 720-561-5571Email: email@example.com
Medicaid Accounting Assistant:Marcia McMichael Phone: 720-561-5474 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org