Good health is essential for successful student achievement. Linking students with the Medi-Cal program positively impacts their education and their attitude. The state of a child's physical and mental health can improve school performance by:
School-Based Medi-Cal Administrative Activities
School districts are connecting children and families to health services provided by Medi-Cal. SMAA can reimburse a portion of the related costs.
Local Educational Consortium (LEC)
The Orange County Department of Education (OCDE) began administering Region 9 LEC for SMAA in 1999. The OCDE serves educational agencies in Orange, San Diego, and Imperial counties.