Alert #08-5


New York State Office of the Medicaid Inspector General (NYS OMIG)

School/Preschool Supportive Health Services Program (SSHSP/PSHSP)

Medicaid in Education Unit

Issue #8-5

TO:                      All SSHSP/PSHSP Medicaid Providers


FROM:                NYS OMIG SSHSP/PSHSP Medicaid in Education Unit


DATE:                March 14, 2008


SUBJECT:          Speech Therapy and Special Transportation Claims



The two-year limit for Speech and Transportation claims has been lifted for the school districts, counties and 4201 schools that have submitted a signed Certification form.  Claims may be submitted for Speech and Transportation services provided on or after March 1, 2005 through Payment Cycle 1622 to the Central New York Regional Information Center (CNYRIC) by September 2, 2008.   March 1, 2005 was the beginning of the two year claiming window at the time the New York State Education letter dated February 6, 2007 was issued.


School districts, counties and 4201 schools should file claims that meet all billing requirements with CNYRIC as quickly as possible to meet the extended claiming period.


For any questions/comments regarding this alert, please contact your Regional Information Center representative, NYS Education Department Medicaid Coordinators, or NYS OMIG Medicaid in Education Unit staff.

Last Updated: June 5, 2009