Stakeholder Communication Update - June 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

  • Medi-Cal COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) Operational Unwinding Plan
  • Governor's May Revision
  • Medi-Cal Rx Implementation Update
  • Medi-Cal COVID-19 Vaccination Incentive Program

Program Updates

  • Asset Limits – Non-Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI) Medi-Cal
  • Behavioral Health Continuum Infrastructure Program (BHCIP) Update
  • Behavioral Health Federal Grants Update
  • Behavioral Health Quality Improvement Program (BHQIP)
  • CalAIM Updates
  • CalHOPE
  • Community Mental Health Equity Project (CMHEP)
  • DHCS Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Spending Plan Initiative
  • Older Adult Full-Scope Medi-Cal Expansion
  • Peer Support Services
  • Provider Application and Validation for Enrollment (PAVE) Portal for Dental Providers
  • Smile, California Campaign for Medi-Cal Dental Services

Stakeholder Meetings and Webinars

  • Behavioral Health Stakeholder Advisory Committee (BH-SAC) and Stakeholder Advisory Committee (SAC) Meetings
  • CalAIM Community Supports Spotlight Series
  • CalAIM Managed Long Term Services and Supports (MLTSS) and Duals Integration Workgroup Meeting
  • Children and Youth Behavioral Health Initiative (CYBHI) Meeting Updates
  • Community Health Workers (CHW) Stakeholder Workgroup Update
  • Doula Services Stakeholder Workgroup Meeting
  • ECM Webinars
  • Managed Care Advisory Group (MCAG) Meeting
  • Medi-Cal Children's Health Advisory Panel (MCHAP) Meeting
  • Medi-Cal Consumer-Focused Stakeholder Workgroup (CFSW) Meeting
  • PHM Advisory Group Meeting
  • Public Hearing on Regulatory Provider Bulletin – “Medi-Cal Benefit Added: Non-Medical Transportation"
  • Tribal and Indian Health Program Representatives Meeting


  • Quality Incentive Pool (QIP) Program Year (PY) 3.5 Evaluation

Last modified date: 6/7/2022 10:23 AM