Behavioral Health Services for Foster Children Under Medicaid – One of the Best Kept Secrets in Texas

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“Behavioral Health Services for Foster Children Under Medicaid” was presented by Richard LaVallo, Legal Director at Disability Rights Texas. In this webinar, LaVallo covered:

  • Behavioral health services under Medicaid’s Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment (EPSDT),
  • Behavioral health services under the mental health rehabilitative services provisions,
  • Due process protections afforded to foster children to ensure the provision of medically necessary behavioral health services, and
  • How to advocate for behavioral health services on behalf of foster children.