School-Based ACCESS Program

Local Education Agencies (LEA) must first be enrolled as a provider in the Medical Assistance (MA) program through the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) in order to participate in the School-Based ACCESS Program (SBAP). Provider Type (PT) 35 - Public School is the MA enrollment applicable for participating in the SBAP.  

 

2017-2018 School-Based ACCESS Program Statewide Training Sessions
Handouts are now available!

*Registered attendees are asked to print their own handouts prior to the training. Session handouts are below:

Registration is available online via the Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN) at www.pattan.net. Please contact Sharon Kennedy at skennedy@pattan.net if you have any registration questions. 

 

LEAs Eligible to Enroll as MA Providers

  • School Districts

  • Charter Schools

  • Intermediate Units

  • Vocational-Technical Schools

  • Preschool Early Intervention Programs 

 

SBAP Components

  • Direct Services and Special Transportation Claiming

  • Medicaid Administrative Claiming (MAC)

  • Random Moment Time Studies (RMTS)

  • Annual Cost Reconciliation and Settlement 

 

Allowable Health-Related Services

  • Assistive Technology Devices

  • Audiology Services

  • Hearing-Impaired Services

  • Nursing Services

  • Nurse Practitioner Services

  • Occupational Therapy Services

  • Orientation, Mobility and Vision Services

  • Personal Care Services

  • Physical Therapy Services

  • Physician Services

  • Psychiatric Services

  • Psychological Services

  • Social Work Services

  • Special Transportation Services

  • Speech and Language Services     

 

SBAP Handbook

  

SBAP Memos

 

Quarterly Newsletters

 

 

Commonwealth Contractors 

DHS utilizes third-party contractors to help administer the SBAP statewide and assist participating LEAs.

Public Consulting Group (PCG) Help Desk: 1-866-912-2976 or SBAPSupport@pcgus.com

*Support for RMTS, MAC and Direct Services/Special Transportation Claiming

 

Sivic Solutions Group (SSG) Help Desk: 1-877-916-3222 or PAsupport@sivicsolutionsgroup.com

*Support for Cost Settlement/Cost Reconciliation and Interim Rate Adjustments