Keeping You Informed About Medicare / Medi-Cal Integration
Coordinated Care Initiative
Monthly Update: May 2018
Important Announcements
DHCS Seeking Feedback on 
Cal MediConnect Enrollment Changes
The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is seeking feedback from stakeholders on whether the Cal MediConnect enrollment period should be updated to be consistent with the new Medicare enrollment rules or seek a waiver to maintain the continuous Special Election Period (SEP) for Cal MediConnect plan choice.
DHCS Released Duals Plan Letter Updating Transportation Benefit
The month, the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) finalized the Duals Plan Letter (DPL) that provides clarification and guidance about changes to Medi-Cal Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) and Non-Medical Transportation (NMT) services. Read more here.
Register for the June CCI Stakeholder Update
The next CCI stakeholder update is on Thursday, June 28, at 2 pm. Click here to register.
Enrollment and Performance Data
Monthly Cal MediConnect enrollment data and quarterly performance dashboards can be found here .
CCI Outreach
Featured Events
Los Angeles County

4/5 - CCI Outreach specialists shared information with social workers, agency representatives, and community advocates at the L.A. County Older Adults Summit at the Pasadena Convention Center.

4/7 - State outreach
staff   were present at the Disability Athletics Fair in Walnut and provided program materials to attendees.
Orange County

4/12 - State outreach specialists
  delivered presentations and staffed a resource table at the 4th annual Orange County Leadership Forum on Aging in Garden Grove, organized by Alzheimer's Orange County.
Riverside County

4/12 - A CCI outreach specialist presented to members of the
  American Lung Association's Better Breathers Club at Loma Linda University Medical Center.
San Bernardino County

4/21 - Outreach specialists shared information with beneficiaries, caregivers, and families during the Disability Awareness Night in San Bernardino.
San Diego County

4/26 - An outreach coordinator presented to English- and Tagalog-speaking seniors at Mira Mesa Senior Center.
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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