This week, the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) announced the California Advancing and Innovating Medi-Cal (CalAIM) proposal during the DHCS Stakeholder Advisory Committee meeting. Starting in 2021, the state will transition to a statewide Long-Term Care benefit and is proposing a Dual Eligible Special Needs Plan (D-SNP) structure in 2023. Read more about the proposal in the CalDuals blog posted this week.
Raise Awareness to #FightFlu with CMS
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is launching the #FightFlu campaign on December 4, 2019 to promote and increase access to flu vaccinations. Share the message that getting an annual flu vaccination is important for beneficiaries and their families, care providers, and community members. Find out how you can spread the word and promote #FlightFlu on our blog about the campaign.
Review the monthly Cal MediConnect enrollment data and quarterly performance dashboards
Los Angeles County
9/18 -State outreach staff shared information with beneficiaries who speak English, Spanish, Korean, and Chinese during a series of presentations at the Angelus Plaza Senior Activity Center in Los Angeles.
9/26 -Cal MediConnect outreach specialists hosted and delivered presentations at the annual Cal MediConnect Resource Fair at St. Barnabas Senior Services Center in Los Angeles.
San Bernardino County
9/20 -An outreach specialist staffed a CCI resource table for seniors and caregivers during the Opening Ceremonies of the Senior Games in Fontana.
9/25 - State outreach staff hosted a resource table at the James L. Brulte Senior Center's health fair in Rancho Cucamonga.
San Diego County
9/5 - An outreach specialist presented to Vietnamese-speaking beneficiaries at the Catholic Charities Diocese of San Diego Senior Living Apartments in San Diego.
9/10 - A state outreach presenter provided an update to senior health service providers at the monthly Aging and Independent Services Health Promotion meeting in San Diego.
San Mateo County
9/28 -An outreach specialist staffed a resource table at the Health Plan of San Mateo's annual All Aboard CareAdvantage event in San Mateo.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
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, obtain help in identifying their client's options, and receive guidance in coordinating their client's care. Click on the box on the right for more information.