UCSF Releases Cal MediConnect Polling Results and Notes Differences by Member Characteristics

In May 2019, the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) released “2019 Findings from the Cal MediConnect Rapid Cycle Polling Project.” The report compares Cal MediConnect (CMC) beneficiary data by several member characteristics including county, race, language, and disability based on responses of just over 2,900 dual eligibles in 2018. Researchers defined individuals as having […] Read More

Cal MediConnect Extended Through 2022

The Cal MediConnect (CMC) program has been extended until Dec. 31, 2022. On April 24, 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that it approved the three-year extension request by the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS); the program, to provide coordinated services for beneficiaries eligible for both Medicare and Medicaid, […] Read More

March 2019 outreach events

Los Angeles County 3/1 – Resource table at the USC Emeriti Program Senior Health Fair at USC Keck School of Medicine in Los Angeles 3/2 – Resource table at the Parent and Caregiver Conference in Long Beach 3/7 – Presentation for beneficiaries and caregivers at Seacliff Country Club in Huntington Beach 3/7 – Presentation for […] Read More

CCI Stakeholder Update

In January 2019, the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) requested stakeholder feedback on cost-neutral initiatives and activities to help improve the Cal MediConnect Program (CMC). In total, DHCS received 23 sets of comments representing 43 organizations and individuals. Click here for a complete summary of stakeholder input. Based on stakeholder input, the following summary […] Read More

February 2019 outreach events

Los Angeles County 2/5 – Resource table at the Community Resource Day in Los Angeles 2/12 – Resource table at the Women’s Health Fair at Harbor Community Clinic in Harbor City 2/16 – Resource table at USC’s Latina Network Health Fair for Women in Los Angeles 2/20 – Resource table at San Pedro Community Health […] Read More