CA DHCS: March Cal MediConnect Dashboard

Link to report here:  http://www.calduals.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/CMC-Enrollment-Dashboard-Mar-2015-Final.pdf

CA DHCS: Quarterly Coordinated Care Initiative Stakeholder Update July 2014

From Margaret Tatar, Assistant Deputy Director of Health Care Delivery Systems, Department of Health Care SErvices Over the last three years, the Department of Health Care Services has engaged in conversations with stakeholders about the Coordinated Care Initiative, including having department officials and interested parties participate in numerous stakeholder workgroups and meetings.    As part … Continue reading

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

California Healthline: State ‘De-links’ Mandatory Enrollment from Duals Project

by David Gorn The Department of Health Care Services last week announced a new provision of Cal MediConnect that would establish a means of abandoning the state’s duals demonstration project  if it doesn’t meet a financial benchmark. The department also wants to “de-link” mandatory enrollment from the demonstration project, according to Jane Ogle, deputy director … Continue reading

California Healthline: DHCS Transparency Bill Moves Forward

by Angela Hart (Guest Contributor) The Senate Committee on Health this week approved a bill that would set new standards of accountability and transparency at the Department of Health Care Services. AB 209 by Assembly member Richard Pan (D-Sacramento) received unanimous committee approval Wednesday and now heads for a Senate floor vote, the step before … Continue reading

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