The so-called "free care rule" does not apply to health services provided in schools, the federal agency that administers Medicaid said. That means schools can bill Medicaid for more services they provide to low-income students.
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The American Public Health Association urged funding of comprehensive sex education programs, adoption of evidence-based programs to prevent harrassment of LGBT youth, and federal regulations for electronic cigarettes.
October 30, 2014
The school had originally required the girl to stay home after her family traveled to Nigeria. The reconsideration follows a lawsuit by the student's father.
October 29, 2014
Do schools have the legal authority to require students to stay home because of feared Ebola exposure?
October 15, 2014
School districts in Ohio and Texas have closed some schools after learning that students or staff were on a commercial flight with a nurse who has tested positive for the Ebola virus.
October 01, 2014
Five students who attend four Dallas schools may have had contact with an Ebola patient while he was displaying symptoms, officials said Wednesday.
August 25, 2014
The study confirms statements of some public health officials, who've warned the products are luring in young users through clever marketing.
August 12, 2014
The nationally representative survey, conducted on behalf of the University of Michigan's C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, asked adults about child health concerns in their community and across the country.
August 05, 2014
A new fact sheet details how rural districts can encourage their students to walk and bike to school.
July 23, 2014
Like all discussions about school food lately, the latest Congressional hearing on child nutrition reauthorization focused on whether schools have struggled to meet new federal nutrition rules.