CalAIM, or California Advancing and Innovating Medi-Cal, is a multiyear process led by the California Department of Health Care Services to improve the health outcomes and quality of life experienced by Medi-Cal enrollees. It is scheduled to begin January 1, 2022.
In this collection, CHCF offers commentary, analysis, and resources to facilitate a robust discussion around the payment and delivery system reforms being considered through CalAIM. In particular, CHCF is paying close attention to efforts to align financial incentives to improve quality in Medi-Cal managed care and to integrate behavioral and physical health care delivery.
CalAIM Explained: Overview of New Programs and Key Changes
CalAIM Explained: A Five-Year Plan to Transform Medi-Cal
Billions in Public Money Aimed at Curing Homelessness and Caring for ‘Whole Body’ Politic
California Healthline reports on the vision behind the California Advancing and Innovating Medi-Cal initiative into law in late July — (CalAIM) and both the opportunities and challenges facing its implementation.
Sobering Centers Explained
Breaking Down Silos: How to Share Data to Improve the Health of People Experiencing Homelessness
Medical Respite: Post-Hospitalization Support for Californians Experiencing Homelessness
CalAIM and Health Data Sharing
Meeting the Moment: Strengthening Managed Care’s Capacity to Serve California’s Seniors and Persons with Disabilities
CalAIM Data Exchange Roadmap: Manatt Webinar
This Manatt webinar, which took place on February 26, 2021, explains the critical role data and innovation will play in supporting Medi-Cal’s new Enhanced Care Management benefit and In Lieu of Services model, and how stakeholders can exchange and use vital information. Materials from the webinar are available for download.