What is Medi-Cal Administrative Activities (MAA)?

On January 1, 1995, Welfare and Institutions Code, Section 14132.47, Medi-Cal Administrative Activities (MAA) became a covered benefit for reimbursement.  MAA are activities necessary for the administration of the Medi-Cal Program.

The MAA program is designed to reimburse school districts for administrative activities associated with the delivery of Medi-Cal services, including:

  • Outreach
  • Assistance with the Medi-Cal application process
  • Referral, coordination and monitoring of services
  • Arranging for transportation
  • Translation services
  • Program planning, policy development and interagency coordination

What kind of reimbursement are we speaking of?

  • Unrestricted funds

How can your school participate?

  • Annually, staff will need to receive up to 1 hr of training
  • On a quarterly basis staff will need to complete the MAA time survey, recording 5 working days