Now school districts can easily recoup costs of online speech-language pathology services for Medicaid-eligible students
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 13, 2012 – PresenceLearning (www.presencelearning.com), the leading provider of live online speech therapy services to K-12 students, has partnered with Go Solutions Group, Inc. (https://www.go-sgi.com), a leading provider of special education data management and Medicaid reimbursement services to school districts in Ohio and eight other states, to help facilitate access to its services for districts with under-served populations. This partnership will help school districts reach more special needs students, improve outcomes and realize the cost efficiencies offered by incorporating live online speech therapy, often referred to as telepractice, into their special education programs.
“To make 21st century learning a reality for students, administrators need reliable, proven technology companies like Go Solutions and PresenceLearning working together to help schools both improve outcomes and reduce costs,” said Clay Whitehead, one of the founders of PresenceLearning. “With decades of experience and expertise, Go Solutions Group, Inc. helps districts navigate the complex and ever-changing arena of federal and state compliance in special education services and Medicaid reimbursement.”
“Midwestern states such as Ohio, and others with significant rural populations, have shown leadership by clarifying their policies in support of Medicaid reimbursement for telepractice speech therapy,” said Matt Flaminio, President of Go Solutions Group, Inc. “We are delighted to have PresenceLearning as a partner to reach special needs students using digital-age therapists and engaging, online speech-language pathology services.”
PresenceLearning delivers live, online speech therapy using a large and growing network of fully-credentialed speech language pathologists (SLPs). SLPs work with students face-to-face in real time via live videoconferencing sessions, using established, evidence-based therapeutic practices, without the scheduling and geographic limitations of conventional therapy. SLPs work flexible hours from home without having to travel, taking advantage of PresenceLearning’s scheduling, tracking and reporting tools, as well as its unique suite of interactive activities that make the therapy experience highly-engaging for students.
PresenceLearning (www.presencelearning.com) is the leading provider of live online speech therapy services (also known as telepractice) for K-12 students. The company offers school districts web-based access to a nationwide network of highly -qualified speech language pathologists (SLPs) via live videoconferencing using the latest in evidence-based practices. PresenceLearning delivers large cost savings while improving student outcomes. PresenceLearning is an ASHA-approved continuing education provider for SLPs and a U.S. Department of Education grant-winner, dedicated to bringing the highest clinical standards to telepractice.
About Go Solutions Group
Since 1994, Go Solutions Group (https://www.go-sgi.com) has worked in partnership with schools across the United States. With over 80 years of combined national experience in special education services tracking and school-based Medicaid reimbursement, both for Medicaid Administrative Claiming and Fee for Service (direct service) Claiming, client schools have the reassurance that they are working with some of the most knowledgeable professionals in the industry.
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