Keeping You Informed About Medicare / Medi-Cal Integration
Coordinated Care Initiative
Monthly Update: January 2020
Announcements and Updates
Department of Health Care Services 
Long-Term Care Carve-In FAQ
This month, the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) released a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document to address questions regarding the long-term care carve-in. Effective January 1, 2021, DHCS will  carve in institutional long-term care services  into all Medi-Cal managed care health plan (MCP) model types.
Dual Eligible Special Needs Plan (D-SNP) Proposal and LTC Carve-In FAQ  Discussed at DHCS Webinar
On Friday, January 24, 2020, the California Collaborative for Long Term Services and Supports (CTLSS) hosted a webinar with DHCS on the Medi-Cal Healthier California for All D-SNP Proposal (released on December 9, 2019) as well as the Long-Term Care Carve-In FAQ document. Public comments for the D-SNP proposal are due on Friday, January 31, 2020. 

Additionally, DHCS is hosting a meeting on Monday, February 24 to discuss the Medi-Cal Healthier California for All Initiative proposal to transition Cal MediConnect and the CCI to a statewide Managed Long Term Services and Supports (MLTSS) and D-SNP structure. View the  draft agenda for this meeting on CalDuals.org.
Enrollment and Performance Data
Review the monthly Cal MediConnect enrollment data and quarterly performance dashboards here.
CCI Outreach
Los Angeles County

12/11 
Outreach specialists presented to Community-Based Adult Services (CBAS) participants and staff at Carson Adult Day Health Care Center in Carson.
12/19   - State outreach staff presented to CBAS staff and beneficiaries at Longlife Adult Day Health Care Center in Los Angeles.
Riverside County
 
12/7
  - An outreach specialist shared information with caregivers at Moreno Valley Health Center's 2019 annual community holiday celebration in Moreno Valley. 
San Bernardino County

12/6
  - Outreach specialists hosted a health fair at the Fifth Street Senior Center in San Bernardino. The event included presentations and resource tables from county agencies, local CBAS centers, and Cal MediConnect health plans.
Other Recent Outreach Events
Upcoming Events
Request a Presentation
If you would like a free presentation or training about the CCI for yourself, your staff, or anyone else interested in learning about the progra mclick here to fill out a request form.
Resources & Links
Information for Beneficiaries and Caregivers
If you want more details about the CCI, click the box on the right to review the Beneficiary Toolkit. To request a toolkit, email info@calduals.org .
Information for Physicians
If you are a provider, click the box 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 a toolkit, email info@calduals.org .
Information for Case Managers
If you are a case manager, click the box on the right to access the Cal MediConnect Hospital Case Manager Toolkit. The toolkit provides guidance, answers to common questions, and important information about Cal MediConnect for hospital case managers and discharge planners. To request a toolkit, email info@calduals.org.
Information for Social Workers
Information is available in the Social Worker Resource Guide for social workers and county case managers to learn about the basics of Cal MediConnect health plans, get help identifying their client's options, and receive guidance about coordinating their client's care. Click on the box on the right for more information.
Contact
For contact information on health plans, Health Care Options, and the Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program, click the box on the right.
Did we miss something? 
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