Findings from CMC Beneficiary Focus Groups

In July 2018, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) conducted targeted focus groups of Cal MediConnect (CMC) enrollees. The purpose of this qualitative research was to better understand the beneficiary experience in CMC related to: Program satisfaction, Service integration, Care coordination, and Overall well-being and quality of care Researchers conducted 10 focus groups […] Read More

CMS Releases Cal MediConnect Evaluation Report

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently released its first formal evaluation report of the Cal MediConnect (CMC) demonstration. The report examines the CMC demonstration’s implementation and analyzes the program’s impact on beneficiary experience, quality, utilization and cost from April 1, 2014 through December 2016. The extensive report evaluates the program using qualitative […] Read More

October 2018 outreach events

Los Angeles County 10/2 – Staff who support adults in navigating public programs at Managed Career Solutions learned about the CCI during a presentation in Los Angeles.       10/4 – A state outreach specialist presented CCI information to enrollment staff at South Central LA Family Health Center in Los Angeles.       10/7 – Attendees visited a CCI resource […] Read More

Help Raise Awareness and #FightFlu This Season!

Join the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for Flu Day of Action on December 5, 2018. Share the message that getting an annual flu vaccination is important for beneficiaries and their families, care providers, and community members. Amplify your organization’s commitment to combating the flu this season by tweeting, blogging, and sending newsletters […] Read More

September 2018 events recap

Los Angeles County   9/13 to 9/15 – About 250 physicians and members of the California Medical Association attended the Network of Ethnic Physician Organizations (NEPO) Summit in Pasadena. There, an outreach coordinator shared information about the CCI, as well as copies of the Beneficiary and Physician Toolkit.         9/20 – Beneficiaries, […] Read More