To meet the requirements of SB 1004, plans and providers need to understand existing capacity to provide services and address any gaps, and build an implementation strategy that best suits local needs and available resources.
Describe the conditions and supports required to optimize the delivery of SB 1004 palliative care
Outline approaches to assess the palliative care capacity of local providers, and to identify any gaps in readiness to deliver SB 1004 palliative care
Discuss strategies to optimize referral of eligible members
Describe lessons learned about patient referral from existing Medi-Cal palliative care programs
A webinar and in-person workshops addressed what is needed to successfully deliver SB 1004 palliative care, including assessing and filling service gaps, and strategies to optimize patient engagement. A recording of the webinar, as well as slides and additional resources from the in-person workshop on this technical assistance series (TAS) topic, are available below.