April’s Outreach Events Recap

Highlighted Outreach Events Los Angeles County 4/1 – Attendees of the Golden Future 50+ Senior Expo took part in a CCI presentation in Long Beach, then had the opportunity to ask questions about eligibility, CCI benefits, and other Medicare and Medi-Cal-related questions. Beneficiaries, family members, caregivers, stakeholders, and providers asked questions about care coordination, continuity […] Read More

DHCS Releases HRA Plan Letters for Comment

This week, DHCS released the revised HRA plan letters for stakeholder comment. Any questions or comments can be sent to DHCS_PMMB@dhcs.ca.gov until April 7, 2017. 1)   Medi-Cal All Plan Letter (APL) titled “Care Coordination Requirements for Managed Long-Term Services and Supports”(APL 17-00A) 2)   Medi-Cal APL titled “Requirements for Health Risk Assessment of Medi-Cal Seniors and Persons with Disabilities” and […] Read More

Social Worker Resource Guide Now Available

The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) developed the Social Worker and Case Manager Resource Guide to support social workers and case managers as well as other health advocates and community organizations that engage directly with dual eligible beneficiaries. This reader-friendly resource guide provides information for social workers and county case managers about the basics […] Read More

What you need to know about Cal MediConnect in 2017

In January, Governor Brown released his 2017-18 budget proposal which continues Cal MediConnect and Managed Long-Term Services and Supports (MLTSS). The State and the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) are committed to increasing and improving the coordination of care for dual-eligible individuals. Below please find the answers to some commonly asked questions about how […] Read More

March’s Outreach Events Recap

Highlighted Outreach Events   Los Angeles County 2/5 – Over 500 people attended a Cal MediConnect Health & Resource Fair at St. Martha’s Parish in Huntington Park. Attendees learned about Cal MediConnect during both English- and Spanish-language presentations, and had their specific questions about Cal MediConnect answered by several bilingual outreach coordinators. Over 25 other […] Read More