Board of Education Approves Contract with Medicaid Billing Company

The Huron Board of Education has approved a contract with a consulting group that will handle the school district’s Medicaid billing.

Director of Special Services  Lori Wehlander says the district has seen a rapid grown in Medicaid over the last few years.

Wehlander says her office will retain an administrative role.

Business manager Kelly Christopherson says last year the district billed over $140,000 in Medicaid.

Superintendent Terry Nebelsick says the contract is a better alternative to hiring additional personnel.