Pennsylvania Medicaid Reimbursement programs
In Pennsylvania, Leader Services offers SBAP-Align to facilitate Medicaid reimbursement for school-based
health services provided to eligible students by Pennsylvania LEAs.
School-Based ACCESS Program, or SBAP
The School-Based ACCESS Program, or SBAP, allows Pennsylvania LEAs to receive federal
Medicaid reimbursement for providing IEP health-related services to Medical Assistance-eligible
children as part of their Individualized Education Program (IEP). SBAP is a cooperative
efforts between the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE), the Pennsylvania
Department of Public Welfare (DPW), the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid
Services (CMS), and PDE's contractor. Leader provides SBAP-Align, a service that captures,
validates, and submits data to PDE's contractor.
Reimburseable services include:
- Assistive Devices
- IEP Meetings
- Interpreter Services - limited
- Nursing (RN, LPN)
- Occupational Therapy
- Orientation and Mobility
- Personal Care Assistants
- Physical Therapy
- Social Work
- Teacher of the Hearing Impaired
- Special Transportation
- Vision - limited
For Pennsylvania LEAs, Leader offers a number of resources, including web-based
data capture and reporting, professional support, and more.
For more information on SBAP-Align, please fill out the form on our contact page.