California Tribal Medi-Cal Administrative Activities
The California Tribal Medi-Cal Administrative Activities (CTMAA) Program offers a way for Tribal Health Programs to obtain federal reimbursement for the cost of certain administrative activities necessary for the proper and efficient administration of the Medi-Cal program.
Examples of reimbursable administrative activities include:
Facilitating Medi-Cal application;
Medi-Cal related referral;
Medi-Cal related program planning and policy development;
Providing transportation to Medi-Cal services; and
General administrative activities
The goals of the MAA program are to:
Facilitate outreach to potential Medi-Cal enrollees;
Assist children and families in accessing needed Medi-Cal services;
Assist and support Tribes and Tribal Organizations to prepare appropriate claims for administrative costs under the Medi-Cal program; and
Administer an effective, efficient statewide MAA program.
Transportation: In January 2009, CMS approved California’s Tribal Medi-Cal Administrative Activities Implementation plan. In December 2009, CMS approved California’s Tribal MAA transportation invoice. When providing individuals with non-emergency, non-medical transportation to Medi-Cal covered services, participating Tribal Program’s transporter must keep track of the mileage and actual time transporting. The following form must be completed: Combined Time Tracking and Mileage Tracking Log
For information only: TMAA Transportation Invoice form: MAA Coordinator completes this form and submits it to the MAA analyst in DHCS for processing the reimbursement.
MAA Specific Activities:
Non-transportation activities are called MAA Specific Activities. The invoice for this claim was approved in August 2010. The following are the MAA Specific Activities Contract Codes: Code 4 – Initial Medi-Cal Outreach Code 6 – Facilitating Application Code 8 – Ongoing Referral, Coordination & Monitoring of Medi-Cal Services Code 10 – Arranging Transportation for Medi-Cal Services Code 14 – Translation Related to Medi-Cal Services Code 16 – Program Planning, Policy Development & Interagency Coordination (PPPD) Code 17 – Medi-Cal Administrative Activities (MAA) Coordination and Claims Administration
CRIHB TMAA Webinar Training The California Tribal Medi-Cal Administrative Activities (TMAA) program offers a way for Tribal Health Programs and Tribal Governments to obtain federal reimbursement for the cost of certain administrative activities necessary for the proper and efficient administration of the Medi-Cal program. This webinar will provide the attendees with programmatic updates.
CTMAA Coordinator Marlene L. Blasco California Rural Indian Health Board, Inc. 4400 Auburn Blvd., 2nd Floor Sacramento, CA 95841 (916) 929-9761 x 1109 (916) 929-7246 Fax
Program Director Vannescia Cresci, MSW, MPA Deputy Director, Health Systems Development California Rural Indian Health Board, Inc. 4400 Auburn Blvd., 2nd Floor Sacramento, CA 95841 (916) 929-9761 x 1323 (916) 929-7246 Fax
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