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Department of Education
3001 Redhill Ave., Bldg. 4-216Costa Mesa, CA 92626Phone: 714-708-4982Fax: 714-708-2907OCDESMAA@ocde.us
Region 9 LEC 2023-2024 Program Calendar
Region 9 LEC 2022-2023 Program Calendar
Good health is essential for successful student achievement. Linking students with the Medi-Cal program positively impacts their education and their attitude. The state of a child's physical and mental health can improve school performance by:
School districts are connecting children and families to health services provided by Medi-Cal. SMAA can reimburse a portion of the related costs.
The Orange County Department of Education (OCDE) began administering Region 9 LEC for SMAA in 1999. The OCDE serves educational agencies in Orange, San Diego, and Imperial counties.
The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) has created a SMAA marketing brochure to provide information to local educational agencies about the SMAA program and how they can participate. To view or print the brochure, click on the link below.
DHCS SMAA Brochure Region 9 LEC SMAA Outreach