The federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Minnesota statutes require all school districts to seek payments from third parties when the cost of assessments and related services are covered by a student’s public or private health plan. To accomplish this mandate, districts must integrate complex health plan requirements with the intricate details of IDEA.
Combined Consent to Share Data and Seek Payment for Individualized Education Program (IEP) Health-Related Services-A form districts may use to obtain consent for third-party reimbursement: English Hmong Russian Somali Spanish
(Billing Information in Spanish
Additional third-party billing resources are available under related resources, including Part B Procedural Safeguards Notices from the Recommended Due Process Forms page.Contact Mike Matlock
, Minnesota Department of Education, 651-582-8379 with questions on the Electronic Data Reporting System (EDRS) and the cost and full-time equivalent (FTS) components used in the rate-setting process. Department of Human Services (DHS) contacts are listed below: