HCPSS MPIA Request #2024-002

Tudy Adler
Requested Information
I am requesting any and all contracts or documentation that supports family healthcare costs that are paid for minor children through HCPSS or connected to HCPSS. I am requesting any and all contracts and documentation that supports referrals from HCPSS staff for healthcare of minor children.
Date Received
Response Notes

Responsive to this request, the following are examples of the scope of services provided within HCPSS:
• Several areas on the HCPSS website outline student supports in the area of health – including:
• Health services in general offered by the school system (including referrals made for vision and STI services): https://www.hcpss.org/health/.
• Programs/referrals for crisis and substance abuse supports: https://www.hcpss.org/supports/mental-health-wellness/.
• School-Based Mental Health Services: https://www.hcpss.org/supports/school-based-mental-health-services/.
• Board reports related to School-Based Mental Health Service contracts, temporary staffing, and related services (PT/OT/et.) as found under this prior MPIA response: https://mpia.hcpss.org/requests/2022-110.
• Board reports related to Private Duty Nurse Services (see PC-29): https://go.boarddocs.com/mabe/hcpssmd/Board.nsf/files/BH2MPL5C324D/$file/10%2017%202019%20Bids%20and%20Contracts%20BR%20Revised.pdf
• Another area potentially related is billing done through Medical Assistance for Special Education programs. Policy 4060 addresses these services: https://policy.hcpss.org/4000/4060/.
• Other partnerships with local health organizations offer discounted rates for families in need.
Additional clarification would be needed to continue response.

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