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Medicaid Reimbursement for School Nursing Services

November 16, 2023

by Max Breene, and Kerri McGowan Lowrey


Substantial and important changes to reimbursements for school-based Medicaid services were made in 2023 due to the passage of the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act. This resource explains the new federal law and provides an overview of various state legislative approaches to Medicaid coverage for school nursing services.