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Medi-Cal 2020 Demonstration

California’s Section 1115(a) Medicaid Waiver Renewal, entitled Medi-Cal 2020, was approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on December 30, 2015. Medi-Cal 2020 will guide us through the next five years as we work to transform and improve the quality of care, access, and efficiency of health care services for over 13 million Medi-Cal members.

General Waiver Resources

Stakeholder Engagement

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The Public Hospital Redesign and Incentives in Medi-Cal (PRIME) Pool builds upon the Bridge to Reform Waiver’s Delivery System Reform Incentive Payments (DSRIP) program to improve the quality and value of care provided by California’s safety net hospitals and hospital systems.

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​Global Payment Program

The Global Payment Program (GPP) streamlines funding sources for care for California’s remaining uninsured population and creates a value-based mechanism to increase incentives to provide primary and preventive care services and other high-value services.

Dental Transformation Initiative

The Dental Transformation Initiative (DTI) provides direct incentives to providers through program domains that promote overall children’s utilization of preventive services and oral health disease management, expand prevention and risk assessment models, and increase dental continuity of care.

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Whole Person Care

The Whole Person Care (WPC) regional pilots focus on the coordination of health, behavioral health, and social services, as applicable, in a patient-centered manner with the goals of improved beneficiary health and well-being through more efficient and effective use of resources.

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The Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System (DMC-ODS) will demonstrate how organized substance use disorder care increases the success of DMC beneficiaries while decreasing other system health care costs. Critical elements of the DMC-ODS Pilot include providing a continuum of care modeled after the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) Criteria for substance use disorder treatment services.

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