Increasing the dialogue among stakeholders in New Jersey’s special education system

Snapshot: Medicaid and Special Education

Medicaid covers one in five Americans. Medicaid is the nation’s largest health care provider. Medicaid covers 40% of America’s children – over 30 million children. Medicaid covers half of all births in America. One in five Medicaid dollars is spent on children. 2/3 of...

Medicaid and Special Education

Medicaid is a successful government-operated, single-payer health program established in 1965 as part of Lyndon Johnson’s “Great Society.” The nation’s largest single source of health insurance, Medicaid covers one out of five Americans with very low income- more than...

Schools Seek Easier Access to Medicaid Funds

Currently, more than $1.6 billion a year in Medicaid funding is used to pay for physical, occupational and speech therapy, mental health services, transportation and counseling. The U.S. Education Department’s Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services...