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To ensure that injured students receive needed health care services, the Board of Trustees may make medical and/or hospital service available to district students through nonprofit membership corporations and/or group, blanket or individual policies from an authorized insurer or a district self-insurance program.

The Superintendent or designee shall provide or make available:

1. Medical or hospital service or insurance protection against injuries to students while participating in any excursion or field trip under the jurisdiction of, or sponsored by or controlled by, the district. (Education Code 35331)

The costs of the medical or hospital service or insurance protection for such students may be paid by either the district, the student, or the student's parent/guardian. (Education Code 35331)

(cf. 3260 - Fees and Charges)

(cf. 6153 - School-Sponsored Trips)

2. Insurance protection for medical and hospital expenses resulting from accidental bodily injury to each member of a school athletic team as defined in law and administrative regulation. (Education Code 32221)

The costs of insurance protection for athletic team members shall be paid by either the district, student body organization or any other persons on behalf of the individual team members or students covered by the insurance. If a parent/guardian of an athletic team member is financially unable to pay the costs of insurance protection, the costs shall be paid by the district and/or student body organization. (Education Code 32221)

(cf. 3452 - Student Activity Funds)

The insurance shall not be required of athletic team members who have insurance or a reasonable equivalent of health benefits provided through other means, including but not limited to purchase by the student or his/her parent/guardian. (Education Code 32221)

(cf. 6145 - Extracurricular and Cocurricular Activities)

(cf. 6145.2 - Athletic Competition)

In addition, the Superintendent or designee may provide or make available:

1. Liability insurance to students enrolled in work experience or vocational education programs at locations off school grounds approved by the Board, for the total or a portion of the total costs as determined by the Board

(cf. 6178 - Vocational Education)

(cf. 6178.1 - Work Experience Education)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

10900-10914.5 Community recreation activities

32220-32224 Insurance for athletic teams

33353.5 Interscholastic federation; insurance program; nontransaction of insurance

35331 Insurance for field trips and excursions

48980 Parental notifications

48985 Notices to parents in language other than English

49470-49474 District medical services and insurance

51760 Insurance, work experience programs

52530 Insurance for healing arts program students

INSURANCE CODE

10493 Benefit and relief association

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 22

51050-51190.5 Definitions of Medi-Cal providers and services

Management Resources:

WEB SITES

CSBA, Medi-Cal Services Program: http://www.csba.org/ds/medi_cal.htm

California Department of Health Care Services: http://www.dhcs.ca.gov

California Department of Insurance: http://www.insurance.ca.gov

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services: http://www.cms.hhs.gov

Healthy Families Program: http://www.healthyfamilies.ca.gov

Medi-Cal: http://www.medi-cal.ca.gov

Policy MODOC JOINT UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

adopted: October 18, 2006 Alturas, California