Hear about the role and importance of safety-net clinics in Medi-Cal, Medi-Cal plan investments in these clinics, and perspectives on the future of safety-net delivery systems and Medi-Cal.
Briefing Slides — ACA's Impact on Medi-Cal Managed Care Plans and Safety-Net Clinics (12/10/2015) (180 K)
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has put unprecedented focus on Californians' access to high-quality medical care, the overall health of newly insured populations, and the cost of caring for millions of new Medi-Cal enrollees. Managed care plans and safety-net clinics, key players in the Medi-Cal delivery system, face new opportunities and pressures. Federal and state policy experts are considering numerous initiatives to fulfill the potential of managed care plans to enhance care.
At this CHCF briefing in Sacramento, new research findings were presented that explored:
A panel of health plan and clinic representatives discuss the findings and their implications. The speakers are:
A recording of the event and the presentation slides, as well as a link to the complete report, are available below.
Medi-Cal Win-Win: Surging Enrollment Fosters Investment in the Safety Net