By Shannon Stiglitz,
Director, KSBA Governmental Relations Service
The relationship between school districts and local health departments will not change if the state switches to a managed-care system to administer Medicaid services, based on terms outlined in a request for proposals for managed-care organizations.
To provide school-based health services, many school districts contract with local health departments to provide Individual Education Plan (IEP)-related and non-IEP related services. These services are critical to ensure a high-quality education for Kentucky’s students. Read the full story