NSCLC: Just Like Home: An Advocate’s Guide for State Transitions Under the New Medicaid HCBS Rules

NSCLC: CCI Advocates Alert

Cal Duals: Translated Materials for Beneficiaries in Los Angeles County Now Available!

The first wave of translated beneficiary materials are now available for Los Angeles County. Fact sheets in Spanish, Korean, and simplified and traditional Chinese can be found on the L.A. County page. Translated materials for other counties will be coming soon.   Click here for material: http://www.calduals.org/demo-counties/lacounty/

CA DHCS CCI Update

From CA DHCS:   Today (Thursday, May 1), the Department of Health Care Service (DHCS) is announcing a Medicare Advantage policy proposal to reflect the continued respect for beneficiary choice, promote enrollment into Cal MediConnect, and advance the goals of coordinated care as set forth in the Coordinated Care Initiative (CCI).  DHCS has outlined its … Continue reading

The SCAN Foundation: California’s Coordinated Care Initiative: An Update

On April 1, 2014, health plans in select California counties began enrolling low-income older adults and people with disabilities into the CCI, which is aimed to better integrate medical and supportive services.  This fact sheet provides an update on the status of the CCI at the start of operation in the eight CCI counties. – … Continue reading

Cal Duals: CCI enrollment Timeline by County and Population

CA DHCS: CCI Initiative Update 3/25/14

As of 3/25/14: Today, the Department of Health Care Service (DHCS) is announcing a change to its Coordinated Care Initiative (CCI) enrollment timeline and strategy in order to continue to move forward to provide high quality, coordinated care to beneficiaries eligible for Medicare and Medi-Cal. Throughout this process, we’ve said that counties would move forward … Continue reading

LA Care Connections Special Bulletin

From our colleagues at LA Care:  Presentations from CCI Stakeholder Workgroup Meeting Thank you for participating yesterday in L.A. Care’s CCI Stakeholder Workgroup meeting. We value your feedback and appreciate the time you are dedicating to this new program. As promised, here are some key presentations and materials from yesterday’s meeting. CCI Stakeholder Meeting Presentations … Continue reading

CA DHCS CCI Initiative Update

From our colleagues at CA DHCS: DHCS is pleased to announce that on March 19, 2014, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approved an amendment to California’s section 1115 Waiver (Bridge to Reform) which authorizes the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) to begin coverage under the Coordinated Care Initiative (CCI), no sooner than April 1, … Continue reading

California Healthline: Medi-Cal Cuts Undermining Senior Programs, Facilities, Advocates Say

St. Barnabas Senior Services Adult Day Center

by David Gorn,  The irony of the situation was not lost on Linda Trowbridge, CEO of the Center for Elders’ Independence in Oakland. At an Assembly hearing in Sacramento last week, Trowbridge said funding for California’s Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly — or PACE — has been systematically cut over the past six … Continue reading

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