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Notices of Proposed Changes to Medi-Cal Program

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Quarter Ending December 31, 2017

Tribal/Designee Notifications

Title

Release Date

Restoration of Adult Dental Optional Benefits

10/5/17
 

Quarter Ending September 30, 2017

​Tribal/Designee Notifications ​Title ​Release Date
SPA 17-029 ​Supplemental Reimbursement for Family Pact Programs Providers ​6/30/17
SPA 17-017 and 17-018

​Non-medical transportation (NMT) Services Under Medi-Cal, in the State Plan and Alternative Benefit Plan

​8/25/17
  

Quarter Ending June 30, 2017

​Tribal/Designee Notifications ​Title ​Release Date
​SPA 17-012 ​Home Health Agency Update ​6/15/17
​SPA 17-002 ​Reimbursement for Covered Outpatient Drugs ​4/14/17
 

Quarter Ending September 30, 2016

​Tribal/Designee
Notifications
​Title Release Date
Waiver Amendment ​1115 Medi-Cal 2020 Waiver Amendment - Health Homes Program ​9/20/16
SPA 16-028

​Visits Per Day

​8/26/16
​SPA 16-026 (CANCELLED) ​In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) ​8/5/16
Waiver Amendment ​1115 Medi-Cal 2020 Waiver Amendment-DTI ​7/14/16
​​Notice of Proposed Changes to the Medi-Cal Program
Restore Acupuncture Services as a Medi-Cal Benefit and Benefit of the Alternative Benefit Plan
​6/30/16

Quarter Ending June 30, 2016

​Tribal/Designee
Notifications
​Title ​Release Date
​​Notice of Proposed Changes to the Medi-Cal Program
Medi-Cal 2020 Waiver Amendment – Whole Person Care Pilot
​5/10/16

 Quarter Ending December 31, 2015

​Tribal/Designee
Notifications

​Title ​Release Date
​​Notice of Proposed Changes to the Medi-Cal Program dated 12/11/15

The teleconference scheduled for December 16, 2015 from 1-2 pm has been canceled until further notice.  The Department of Health Care Services is in discussions with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid services regarding this proposal to recognize Tribal health programs as Federally Qualified Health Centers.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.
​12/11/15

Quarter Ending June 30, 2015 

Tribal/Designee
Notifications
​Title ​Release Date
​SPA 15-017/SPA 16-007 ​Health Home Program ​5/26/15
SPA 15-016 ​Substance Use Disorder Services under Drug Medi-Cal ​5/22/15
SPA 15-010

​Live Transmissions in the Medi-Cal Dental Program

​5/26/15

Quarter Ending March 31, 2015 

​Tribal/Designee
Notifications
​Title ​Release Date
SPA 15-012

​Substance Use Disorder Services Expansion and Definition Changes

​2/23/15
SPA 15-005 ​Amended - Allied Dental Professionals Enrollment into the Medi-Cal Dental Services Program ​2/18/15
Waiver Renewal

​Medicaid Section 1115 Waiver Renewal

​2/17/15
Waiver Renewal

​Medi-Cal Specialty Mental Health Services (SMHS) Waiver Renewal Request

​2/11/15

Quarter Ending December 31, 2014

Tribal/Designee
Notifications

Title

Release Date
SPA 14-033 Alternate Benefits Plan (ABP) Update ​11/17/14

Waiver Amendment​

1115 Bridge to Reform (BTR) Waiver Amendment Tribal Health Program Reimbursement
for Uncompensated Care​

10/9/14​

Quarter Ending September 30, 2014

Tribal/Designee Notifications

Title Release Date
Waiver​ Amendment

Drug Medi-Cal (DMC) Organized Delivery System (DMC-ODS) 1115 Bridge to Reform (BTR) Demonstration Waiver Amendment​

8/28/14​
SPA 14-026

​Adding Behavioral Health Treatment (BHT) as a Covered Medi-Cal Service

​8/19/14
SPA 14-021 Eligibility Groups - Mandatory Coverage Pregnant Women 7/28/14
Waiver Amendment DHCS 1115 Demonstration Waiver Amendment 7/28/14
Notification
(SPA 14-025)

Notification on Implementation of the Full-Scope Medi-Cal Coverage and Affordability and Benefit Program for Low-Income Pregnant Women

7/28/14

Quarter Ending June 30, 2014

Tribal/Designee Notifications
 Title Release Date
SPA 14-018
Alternative Benefits Plan (ABP) Update
5/23/14

Quarter Ending March 31, 2014

Tribal/Designee Notifications

 Title Release Date
SPA 14-011 Therapeutic Foster Care Tribal and Designee Notification 02/21/14
SPA 14-012

 Adding MFTs & Registered Interns

02/21/14

Quarter Ending December 31, 2013

Tribal/Designee Notifications

 Title Release Date
SPA 13-018 Restoring Adult Dental Optional Benefits 11/6/13
Waiver Renewal

Assisted Living 1915 (c) Waiver (ALW) Renewal

  • Questions and Comments -11/18/13
  • 10/25/13
    SPA 13-042 Maintenance and Acquisition of Skills 10/11/13
    Waiver Amendment

    1115 Bridge to Reform (BTR) - Tribal Health Program Reimbursement for Uncompensated Care

    10/4/13

    Quarter Ending September 30, 2013

    Tribal/Designee Notifications

     Title Release Date
    Waiver Amendment

    Specialty Mental Health Services (SMHS)

  • Questions and Comments - 9/24/13
  • 9/16/13
    SPA 13-035 Alternative Benefit Plan (ABP) 9/5/13
    SPA 13-038 Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Service Expansion 9/5/13
    Waiver Amendment Affordable Care Act (ACA) Optional Adult Eligibility Expansion Group 1115 8/21/13
    Waiver Amendment

    Medi-Cal Managed Care Outpatient Mental Health Service Expansion

  • Questions and Comments - 9/17/13
  • 8/21/13
    SPA 13-008 Amended Notice

    Outpatient Mental Health Service Expansion

    8/7/13
    Waiver Amendment Assisted Living 1915 (c) Waiver Amendment 7/26/13

    Quarter Ending June 30, 2013

    Tribal/Designee Notifications

     Title Release Date
    SPAs Medi-Cal Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI) & Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) Eligibility & Benefits State Plan Amendments 6/17/13
    SPA 13-008

    Two-Visit Limit per Month

    5/24/13
    SPA 13-017 Pre-hospital Emergency Medical Care Services provided in preparation for Emergency Medical Transportation 5/24/13
    SPA 13-006 Clarification of Operating Rules for the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) Health Plans 5/24/13
    SPA 13-005 Optional Targeted Low-Income Children (TLIC) 4/26/13

    Quarter Ending March 31, 2013

    Tribal/Designee Notifications

     Title Release Date
    Waiver Amendment California Bridge to Reform 1115 Demonstration Waiver Amendment for the Coordinated Care Initiative - Dual Eligible Demonstration 2/22/13
    SPA 13-003 Payments to Primary Care Physicians 2/22/13
    Waiver Amendment Medi-Cal Managed Care Rural County Expansion Waiver Amendment 2/22/13
    Waiver Renewal Medi-Cal Specialty Mental Health Services (SMHS) Waiver Renewal Request 2/12/13
    SPA 13-001 (Revised) Outpatient Drug Coverage for Persons with Medicare and Medi-Cal 2/01/13
    Waiver Amendment

    Tribal Health Programs Uncompensated Care Amendment to the California Bridge to Reform (BTR) Medicaid Section 1115 Demonstration Project

    Questions and Comments - 3/1/13

     1/24/13

    Quarter Ending December 31, 2012 

    Release
    Date​
    Title​ Tribal/Designee
    Notifications​
    11/19/12​

    ACA Section 4107 Tobacco Cessation

    Questions and Comments​

    SPA 12-027

    Additional Information

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    Last modified on: 10/16/2017 9:19 AM