Status of the Proposed Regulation Regarding Parental Consent to Access Medicaid for Medically Related IEP Services.
On May 14, 2012, the U.S. Department of Education released the Retrospective Review Plan Report. This was a summary of various regulations in regards to effectiveness, benefits and cost. The report included the proposed changes to the parental consent to access Medicaid regulation, 34 CFR § 300.154(d)(iv)(A). The report indicated that the proposed regulation would result in a savings of $14,144,000 to $41,423,000 annually. The report also indicated that they anticipate issuing the final regulation by July or August of 2012. To read this ten page report click here.