In this month's issue of the Provider Update, read about CalOptima extending supplemental COVID-19 payments through the coming fiscal year, the California Department of Health Care Services' (DHCS) unwinding plan for the end of the Public Health Emergency (PHE), new requirements for NICU stays and PACE claims, lower thresholds for blood lead level screenings, and best practices for helping OneCare Connect members with Alzheimer's or dementia.

This update also contains the monthly roundup of All-Plan Letters, updates to CalOptima's policy and procedures, health training webinars and details for upcoming meetings.