CalAIM Corner interviews with DHCS leaders spotlight key CalAIM initiatives.
DHCS is Offering Integrated Care for People Eligible
for Both Medicare and Medi-Cal
Starting in January 2023, the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), along with our federal Medicare partners, is establishing Medicare Medi-Cal Plans (Medi-Medi Plans). Medi-Medi Plans will continue to provide integrated care for current Cal MediConnect (CMC) members and are available for new enrollment in 2023. These plans are available in seven counties (Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Mateo, and Santa Clara) and will be available in additional counties in future years. Read More
Transforming Behavioral Health
(June 28, 2022) CalAIM is strengthening the state's behavioral health continuum of care for all Californians, including Medi-Cal beneficiaries living with serious mental illness, serious emotional disturbance, or substance use disorder. To learn more, we spoke with Tyler Sadwith, Deputy Director of Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder Services at DHCS. Read More
What is Providing Access and Transforming Health (PATH)?
(April 27, 2022) PATH is a five-year, $1.85B initiative to build, maintain, and scale the capacity necessary to implement CalAIM. To learn more, we spoke with Susan Philip, DHCS Deputy Director of Health Care Delivery Systems. Read more
What is Population Health Management?
(February 28, 2022) CalAIM’s Population Health Management program is about proactively helping people stay well by identifying illnesses before they worsen and anticipating member needs before they increase. To learn more, we spoke with Dr. Palav Babaria, Chief Quality Officer and Deputy Director of Quality and Population Health Management at DHCS. Read More
CalAIM Upcoming Technical Assistance Webinars
DHCS provides comprehensive Technical Assistance Webinars to help strengthen and align CalAIM implementation efforts across the state. See the upcoming DHCS Technical Assistance events across all CalAIM Initiatives: