We support Rhode Island school districts as they navigate the Medicaid School Based Services program.

Relay was founded in Rhode Island and while we have expanded across several states, our Rhode Island service and expertise is unmatched. Find out what Relay has to offer and why the majority of school districts trust us to increase their reimbursements while remaining compliant and secure.

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“Relay has been a positive force in helping us receive the maximum reimbursements. Our Client Success Manager is always quick to respond and to offer tips on maximizing logging. The portal is easy to use and training new staff takes little time. Relay helps to make my job as Medicaid Coordinator easier.”

Lisa Feinstein

Medicaid Coordinator, Warwick Public Schools, Rhode Island

Features

  • Simple Logging

    Provides easy service capture for providers

  • RI Experts

    State expertise on staff with more than 30 years experience

  • Data Integrations

    Integrates with various SIS and IEP systems

  • Excellent Service

    Our premier customer service and flexible programs allows you to maximize efficiency and reimbursements.

Discover how Relay can help in your district by scheduling a chat with a Rhode Island Medicaid specialist or scheduling a demo.

Rhode Island School Medicaid Coverage

Physical Therapy (PTA)

Occupational Therapy (COTA)

Speech Therapy

Orientation and Mobility

Counseling

Nursing

Personal Care

Assistive Technology

Case Management

Child Outreach

Day Treatment

Expanded Behavioral Health

Neuropsychological Evaluations

Psychological Evaluations

Psychological Services

Social Work

Residential Treatment

Sign Language or Interpreter

Transportation

Vision services

Orientation and mobility

Audiology

Eligibility & Billing in Rhode Island

Rhode Island defines eligibility as Medicaid-eligible students under the age of 21 for medically necessary services. Generally, services must be provided pursuant to an IEP to be reimbursable. However, evaluation used to determine initial eligibility for special education is an allowable claim. The billing providers are the Local Education Agencies (LEAs), regional districts, public charter schools. Contract or Out of District rendering providers must enroll in Medicaid.

About Rhode Island School Medicaid

Supervision Sign Off Needed

Modifiers on Procedure Codes Needed

Prescriptions Needed

Telehealth

Free Care Expansion

Not yet taken action on Medicaid expansion in schools.

Contact

Please fill out the form below if you are interested in talking to one of our team members about bringing Relay to your state. We will aim to answer all requests as soon as possible.

References

*This information is based upon review of publicly available documents as of 2021 and is subject to change at any time. This information should not be considered as legal or compliance advice. Contact individual states or Relay to verify Medicaid program requirements.

Healthy Students, Promising Futures “Free Care” Rule:

https://healthystudentspromisingfutures.org/free-care-rule/

Medicaid in Schools | Rhode Island Department of Education (ri.gov)

https://www.ride.ri.gov/FundingFinance/FundingSources/MedicaidinSchools.aspx