Medi-Cal Managed Care
Long-Term Services and Supports in Medi-Cal
Athena Chapman, Elizabeth Evenson
Millions of Californians covered by Medi-Cal live with disabling conditions or chronic illnesses and require assistance with common activities of daily living, such as bathing, dressing, and eating. In California, a patchwork of programs provide services to help these people; they are known as long-term services and supports (LTSS).
CIN Resource Page: Addressing Social Needs That Impact Health
This California Improvement Network resource page focuses on tools and strategies for improving health outcomes by addressing patients’ social needs, including how to prioritize social needs strategies, supporting staff in effectively addressing social needs, and building partnerships with community-based organizations.
The State of Telehealth in Medi-Cal Managed Care
Never have the benefits and importance of expanding access to telehealth been more evident than they are now, in the midst of a global pandemic from COVID-19. The potential of telehealth to help patients get the care they need when they need it is particularly great in Medi-Cal, California’s Medicaid program.
Mental Health in California
Adriana Ramos-Yamamoto, Scott Graves
Behavioral Health, Medi-Cal, Homelessness & Health Care
This chartbook from the California Budget & Policy Center provides a detailed look at California's public mental health system, which serves more than a million California children, youth, and adults annually.
California Advancing and Innovating Medi-Cal: CalAIM
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.
Californians Want Action on Health Care Costs and Access to Mental Health Treatment
February 13, 2020
Behavioral Health, Medi-Cal, Health Care Costs, Coverage Trends, Homelessness & Health Care
A new CHCF poll shows how Californians are experiencing the health care system and what they want policymakers to prioritize when fixing it.
CalAIM Behavioral Health Proposals
Behavioral Health, Medi-Cal
CalAIM: California Advancing and Innovating Medi-Cal is a multiyear initiative proposing broad delivery system, program, and payment reform across the Medi-Cal program. Read a summary of the proposals pertaining to behavioral health care.