Stakeholder Communication Update - April 2022​

The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is pleased to share this bimonthly update of important events and actions at the Department. If you are not a subscriber and would like to receive these updates, please sign up on the DHCS website. Check out the Calendar of Events for specific meetings and events, or visit the Stakeholder Engagement Directory for listings by program. You also can view our State Plan Amendments (SPA), and find the most recent data on Medi-Cal enrollment. For questions or suggestions, contact us at

Top News

  • DHCS Coverage Ambassadors
  • Medi-Cal COVID-19 Vaccination Incentive Program
  • Older Adult Expansion
  • Health Care Survey of Californians Ages 55 and Older

Program Updates

  • Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Aware
  • Alternative Residential Model (ARM) Rate Methodology
  • Behavioral Health Continuum Infrastructure Program (BHCIP) Update
  • Behavioral Health Federal Grants Update
  • California Advancing and Innovating Medi-Cal (CalAIM) Updates
  • Dental Transformation Initiative (DTI)
  • Developmental Disability Rate Study Model
  • DHCS Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Spending Plan Initiatives Updates
  • Medi-Cal Health Enrollment Navigators Project
  • Medi-Cal Rx Implementation Update
  • Smile, California Campaign for Medi-Cal Dental Services
  • Temporary Extension of the HCBA Waiver and HIV/AIDS Medi-Cal Waiver Program (MCWP)

Stakeholder Meetings and Webinars

  • Behavioral Health Stakeholder Advisory Committee (BH-SAC) and Stakeholder Advisory Committee (SAC) Meeting
  • CalAIM Behavioral Health Workgroup Meeting
  • CalAIM Justice-Involved Advisory Group
  • CalAIM Population Health Management (PHM) Advisory Group and Strategy and Roadmap
  • CalAIM MLTSS and Duals Integration Workgroup Meeting
  • Children and Youth Behavioral Health Initiative (CYBHI)
  • Community Health Workers (CHW) Stakeholder Workgroup Meetin
  • Doula Services Stakeholder Workgroup Meeting
  • Medi-Cal Consumer-Focused Stakeholder Workgroup (CFSW) Meeting
  • Medi-Cal Dental Los Angeles Stakeholder Meeting
  • Tribes and Indian Health Program Representatives Meeting


  • Health Homes Program (HHP) Second Evaluation Report
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