DHCS Releases Duals Plan Letter Updating Transportation Benefit

The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) finalized the Duals Plan Letter (DPL) that provides clarification and guidance about changes to Medi-Cal Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) and Non-Medical Transportation (NMT) services. Beneficiaries now have access to non-medical transportation rides beyond the 30 rides originally covered. Cal MediConnect plans, like Medi-Cal plans, must now ensure that members have […] Read More

March’s outreach events recap

Los Angeles County 3/11 – State outreach specialists distributed information at Telemundo 52’s Los Angeles Health Expo, “La Feria de Salud” held at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Beneficiaries, caregivers, and health care professionals stopped by the table for information and to ask questions.   Orange County 3/21 – State outreach staff shared information with […] Read More

New Cal MediConnect Performance Dashboard

DHCS is pleased to announce the release of the new Cal MediConnect Performance Dashboard. This new dashboard will replace the previous enrollment dashboard and will also include performance metrics on quality withhold measures, care coordination, grievances and appeals, behavioral health and long-term services and supports.   The new dashboard includes select data and measures on key […] Read More

February’s outreach events recap

Los Angeles County 2/3 – For the third year in a row, state outreach specialists provided information and resources to attendees of the City of Monterey Park’s Lunar New Year Festival. Outreach staff connected with beneficiaries, caregivers, local health care providers, city leadership, and social service agencies.     2/23 – 2/25 – Outreach specialists disseminated […] Read More

January’s outreach events recap

Los Angeles County 1/9 – State outreach staff provided a resource table for seniors at the City of Lawndale’s first Senior Health Fair. Attendees received information about Cal MediConnect and their health care coverage options as dual-eligible beneficiaries.  The attendees were interested in better understanding their coverage options.       1/24 – Lawndale Senior […] Read More