Keeping You Informed About Medicare / Medi-Cal Integration
Coordinated Care Initiative
Monthly Update: February 2018
Important Announcements
2018 Stakeholder Call Schedule
Beginning in 2018, DHCS is changing from a bi-monthly to a quarterly stakeholder call schedule. We are planning to hold calls in March, June, September, and December of 2018. Please join us March 15 for the next stakeholder call. Find details and registration information here.
Enrollment Data
Starting in 2018, monthly Cal MediConnect enrollment data will be released as part of the existing Medi-Cal Managed Care Enrollment Reports . Stay tuned for the Cal MediConnect performance dashboard, which will be released soon!
CCI Outreach
Featured Events
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 Housing Co-op's health fair attendees learned about the CCI and Cal MediConnect from state outreach staff. Seniors were offered one-on-one information about Cal MediConnect in English, Korean, and Spanish throughout the day, and an outreach specialist delivered a presentation about program options, benefits, and enrollment.
1/27State outreach staff educated community members about the CCI during a health fair at Lynwood City Park in Lynwood. Those who stopped by the table learned about the program's benefits, care coordination, eligibility requirements, and resources. Information was available in both English and Spanish.
Orange County

1/27 -
  Providers, beneficiaries, advocacy agencies, medical groups, key community leaders, and elected officials attended the Public Education and Health Fair at Main Street Mall in Santa Ana. Several presentations in Spanish and English were made on the CCI and OneCare Connect and the programs' options and benefits. A resource table was also provided for attendees to gather more CCI-related materials.
San Bernardino County

1/25 -
  State outreach staff hosted a resource table for individuals experiencing homelessness at a fair hosted by San Bernardino's Department of Behavioral Health in Fontana. Some attendees were already members and happy with Cal MediConnect services and others were interested in learning how to coordinate their Medicare and Medi-Cal benefits.
San Diego County

1/30 - Nursing students
  from Azusa Pacific University received a CCI presentation at Paradise Valley Presbyterian Community Church in San Diego. The presentation focused on topics and questions commonly asked by seniors, and students learned about eligibility, benefits, plan options, and transportation services. Attendees also received copies of fact sheets and Beneficiary Toolkits to share with the patients they serve.
Other Recent Events
Upcoming Events
Provider Webinars
Please join us for free CCI webinars designed for providers. These recurring webinars provide an overview of the program and key information for providers, including details about beneficiary and provider protections, care coordination, billing, contracting, and how beneficiaries and providers can benefit from the program. 

To register for upcoming webinars, please use the links below.
Request a Presentation
If you would like a free presentation or training about the CCI for you, your staff, or anyone else interested in learning about the progra m,  click here to fill out a request form .
Resources & Links
Information for Beneficiaries and Caregivers
If you want more details about the CCI, click the link on the right to review the Beneficiary Toolkit. To request that a toolkit be mailed to you, email info@calduals.org .
Information for Physicians
If you are a provider, click the link on the right to access the Physician Toolkit. The toolkit is a series of fact sheets that describe the CCI in detail as it pertains to providers. To request that a toolkit be mailed to you, email info@calduals.org .
Information for Case Managers
The Cal MediConnect Hospital Case Manager Toolkit provides guidance, answers to common questions, and important information about Cal MediConnect for hospital case managers and discharge planners.
Information for Social Workers
Information for social workers and county case managers about the basics of Cal MediConnect health plans, help identifying their clients' options, and guidance in coordinating their clients' care can be found in the Social Workers Resource Guide, available through the link on the right.
Contact
For contact information on health plans, Health Care Options, and the Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program, click the link on the right.
Did we miss something? 
If you or your agency are conducting CCI outreach and want it featured in the next update, please email   info@calduals.org .
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