2010 Medicaid In The Schools (MITS) Summit

The 2010 MITS Summit was a huge success with over 200 participants.  See below for the powerpoints if you just happened to miss the conference or if you want to view them again.

Keynote Speaker — Jose Martín, J.D.

  Child Find in the RTI World
  What Hearing Officers Expect to See in Modern IEPs for Students with ASD

Concurrent Sessions:                  
v ARMAC Update — Reina Farley, MITS — Kitty Hawk North
v Coordinated School Health in Arkansas — Laurie McDowell and Tamara Baker, Coordinated School Health — Kitty Hawk South
v Ticket to Work: A New Resource for Schools — Scott Holiday, EmployAbility Project — Lindberg
v What’s This MITS Program I Keep Hearing About? — Tony Boaz, MITS     
v Medical Necessity and the Retrospective Review Process — Kay Ewalt and Nancy Archer, QSource — Kitty Hawk South
v JEdI— Jane Lipton, JEdI — Lindberg
v Audiology as a School-Based Service — Donna Fisher Smiley, EARS ProgramKitty Hawk North
v Medicaid Claiming: Maximizing COMPLIANT Medicaid Revenues in your School DistrictEstle Reaves and Sandy Dunbar, Computer Automations Systems, Inc.— Kitty Hawk South
v The Convergence of Instruction and Data Collection: Software Makes a Difference. — Bryan Ayers, Easter Seals of Arkansas  Lindberg 
v Making the MITS Process Work for your District — Jeanie Donaldson, Reina Farley, and Lydia Roberson, MITS— Kitty Hawk North
v ARKids First Updates — Kim Wilkins, Arkansas Advocates for Children and Families — Kitty Hawk South
v School-Based Mental Health in Arkansas Update — Deb Swink, Arkansas Mental Health In Education Association (ARMEA) — Lindberg
v What’s New with MITS? — Tony Boaz, MITS — Kitty Hawk North
v Arkansas System of Care— Foundations, Principles and Essentail Components — Josh Heimburg, Arkansas Department of Human Services — Kitty Hawk South
v Managing the Medicaid Maze — Judy Dauterman, Medicaid Eligibility Unit — Lindberg
 Transition and Indicator 13 Bonnie Boaz, Arkansas Transition 
v Personal Care Prior Authorization—What You Need to Know Dana Bennett, MITS and Kay Ewalt, QSource — Kitty Hawk South
v Navigating the Provider Enrollment Process Chad Cooper, HP Enterprise Systems — Lindberg 

About Us

Arkansas Medicaid In The Schools (MITS) is a resource for school districts and education service cooperatives interested in optimizing Medicaid reimbursement.

The following information is available to school districts and education service cooperatives via the MITS program:

  • Training for health related services
  • Technical assistance
  • Program management (ARMAC)
  • Policy and program development
  • Initiate/develop new revenue streams
  • Collect, manage, and analyze data
  • Revenue increasing strategies