School-Based ACCESS Program

Local Education Agencies must first be enrolled as a provider in the Medical Assistance (MA) program through the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services in order to participate in the School-Based ACCESS Program (SBAP). Provider Type (PT) 35 - Public School is the MA enrollment applicable for participating in the SBAP.    

LEAs Eligible to Enroll as MA Providers

  • School Districts
  • Charter Schools
  • Intermediate Units
  • Vocational-Technical Schools
  • Preschool Early Intervention Programs 

SBAP Components

  • Direct Services and Special Transportation Claiming
  • Medicaid Administrative Claiming (MAC)
  • Random Moment Time Studies (RMTS)
  • Annual Cost Reconciliation and Settlement 

Allowable Health-Related Services

  • Assistive Technology Devices
  • Audiology Services
  • Hearing-Impaired Services
  • Nursing Services
  • Nurse Practitioner Services
  • Occupational Therapy Services
  • Orientation, Mobility and Vision Services
  • Personal Care Services
  • Physical Therapy Services
  • Physician Services
  • Psychiatric Services
  • Psychological Services
  • Social Work Services
  • Special Transportation Services
  • Speech and Language Services    

SBAP Handbook

SBAP Memos

Quarterly Newsletters

SBAP Trainings

The FY 2018-2019 SBAP Statewide Training Sessions
  • September 25, 2018 (Tuesday) – IU 19, 1200 Line St, Archbald, PA 18403
  • September 26, 2018 (Wednesday) – IU 17, 2400 Reach Rd, Williamsport, PA 17701
  • October 1, 2018 (Monday) – IU 6, 270 Mayfield Rd, Clarion, PA 16214
  • October 2, 2018 (Tuesday) – IU 5, 252 Waterford Street, Edinboro, PA 16412
  • October 3, 2018 (Wednesday) – Pittsburgh PaTTAN, 3190 William Pitt Way, Pittsburgh, PA 15238
  • October 9, 2018 (Tuesday) – Harrisburg PaTTAN, 6340 Flank Dr, Harrisburg, PA 17112
  • October 10, 2018 (Wednesday) – PaTTAN East, 333 Technology Dr, Malvern, PA 19355*
  • October 11, 2018 (Thursday) – PaTTAN East, 333 Technology Dr, Malvern, PA 19355*
             *Note due to capacity, two training dates will be offered at PaTTAN East

Participation is strongly encouraged to ensure your LEA has the latest SBAP information, so SAVE THE DATES on your calendars. Registration will be required for all SBAP Statewide Trainings, and registration information will be shared in the coming months.

FY 2017-2018 SBAP Statewide Training Sessions

 

Commonwealth Contractors 

DHS utilizes third-party contractors to help administer the SBAP statewide and assist participating LEAs.
 
 *Support for RMTS, MAC and Direct Services/Special Transportation Claiming 
 
*Support for Cost Settlement/Cost Reconciliation and Interim Rate Adjustments