​​​​​​​​​Public Notices for 2020 Proposed State Plan Amendments  

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These proposed State Plan Amendments (SPAs) would change statewide methods and standards for Medicaid payment rates. All of these SPAs require a Public Notice prior to submission to CMS. All 2020 Public Notice announcements will be published on this webpage when they are available. Once these SPAs are submitted to or approved by CMS they are also posted in the pending or approved SPAs pages. For any questions or concerns, please contact PublicInput@dhcs.ca.gov.
  • 20-0001 Public Notice Proposes to implement the Regional Model in Drug Medi-Cal Services. (Released January 10, 2020)
  • 20-0003 Public Notice and SPA Proposes to seek federal authority to adjust certain Medi-Cal Fee-For-Service (FFS) reimbursement rates for clinical laboratory services. (Released December 13, 2019)
  • 20-0004 Public Notice and SPA Proposes to adjust Medi-Cal FFS reimbursement rates for radiology services. (Released December 31, 2019)
  • 20-0005 Public Notice and SPA Proposes to adjust the Medi-Cal FFS reimbursement rates for Durable Medical Equipment. (Released December 31, 2019)
  • 20-0007 Public Notice Proposes to clarify the supplemental payment for Non-Emergency Medical Transportation. (Released December 31, 2019)
  • 20-0008 Public Notice Proposes to amend the Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) 1915i State Plan for the developmentally disabled. (Released December 31, 2019)
  • 20-0009 Public Notice Proposes to continue the ​​​Ground Emergency Medical Transportation (GEMT) time-limited Quality Assurance Fee (QAF) program and the reimbursement add-on provided for Medi-Cal emergency medical transports for the service period of July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. (Released April 21, 2020)
  • 20-0013 Public Notice Proposes to extend the supplemental reimbursement for the Qualified Non-Designated Public Hospitals (NDPHs) program to June 30, 2021. (Released April 27, 2020)
  • 20-0012 Public Notice Proposes to add a provider type and new rate methodologies for services for the developmentally disabled. (Released April 20, 2020)
  • 20-0014 Public Notice Proposes to update DHCS’ dental fee schedule and associated rates as published in the Medi-Cal Dental Program Provider Handbook.​(Released February 14, 2020)
  • 20-0015 Public Notice Proposes to update the current dental terminology codes associated with dental services eligible for supplemental payments using Proposition 56 Funds. (Released February 14, 2020)
  • 20-0019 Public Notice and SPA Proposes to to update the parameters of the DRG reimbursement methodology for SFY 2020-21 Diagnosis Related Group (DRG) payments and to implement the annual changes to cost-to-charge ratios (CCR) and federal wage area definitions. (Released May 29, 2020)
  • 20-0020 Public Notice​ Proposes to extend the Supplemental Reimbursement for Qualified Private Hospitals Program (Program) to June 30, 2021​. (Released May 21, 2020)
  • 20-0024 Public Notice Proposes to establish Medi-Cal FFS reimbursement rates for the 2019-Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) diagnostic testing. (Released March 13, 2020)
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