​​Medi-Cal 2020 12-Month Extension Request

Return to Medi-Cal 2020 Homepage

California's Section 1115(a) Medicaid Waiver, entitled Medi-Cal 2020, was approved by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on December 30, 2015, and is set to expire on December 31, 2020. With the delay of CalAIM, DHCS intends to submit a 12-month extension request to CMS for the Medi-Cal 2020 waiver, to extend the effective date to December 31, 2021.

Stakeholder Engagement

Pursuant to Medicaid Section 1115 waiver public notice and transparency requirements, stakeholders will have an opportunity to submit comments on the Medi-Cal 2020 12-month extension request. Written comments can be submitted to 1115waiver@dhcs.ca.gov by August 21, 2020.

DHCS will also host the following webinars to walk through the content of the 12-month extension request and include opportunity for public comment:

  • Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - DHCS Tribal and Designees of Indian Health Programs
  • Friday​, August 7, 2020 – First Public Hearing
    • 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    • Conducted via webin​ar. Register here.
  • Monday, August 10, 2020 - Second Public Hearing
For individuals with disabilities, the Department will provide assistive services such as sign-language interpretation, real-time captioning, note takers, reading or writing assistance, and conversion of training or meeting materials into Braille, large print, audiocassette, or computer disk. To request such services or copies in an alternate format, please email 1115Waiver@dhcs.ca.gov or call (916) 440-7660.

Please note, the range of assistive services available may be limited if requests are received less than ten working days prior to the meeting or event.
Last modified date: 8/4/2020 2:44 PM