​​​​​​​​Request for Proposal #20-10029

Medi-Cal Managed Care Plans

The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is releasing Request for Proposal (RFP) #20-10029, for the Medi-Cal Managed Care Plans (MCP) procurement. The purpose of the RFP is to solicit proposals from firms that are able to provide managed health care services to beneficiaries of Medi-Cal, the State’s Medicaid program. 

This RFP will be used to procure commercial health plans in the following Plan Model types: 

  • Two-Plan Model
  • Geographic Managed Care (GMC), and 
  • Regional Model 
The RFP will not be used to procure the County Organized Health Systems (COHS) Plans,​ Local Initiative Plans, or single plan model type plan in the Non-COHS counties.

DHCS conducted a Voluntary Pre-Proposal Web Conference on Thursday, February 24, 2022 1:0​0 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. 

Questions regarding this RFP should be submitted via email to: ​CDRFP8@dhcs.ca.gov.

For more information on how DHCS is Transforming Med-Cal Managed Care to Improve Equity, Quality, Access, and Transparency through the Medi-Cal Managed Care Plan Procurement and the Updated Medi-Cal Managed Care Contract​, please visit the General Information page​.

Procurement Status

Notice of Intent to Award Released


You may view and/or download the RFP​ from the Cal eProcure / Fi$Cal website using the instructions referenced below.

​Date Released​​
​Administrative Bulletin
​Administrative Bulletin, Appeal Process Official Responses and Notice of Hearing by Written Submission​​,​ released.
​Notice of Intent to Award
​Updated Notice of Intent to Award released. - View​ the NOIA document
​Administrative Bulletin
​​​Administrative Bulletin, Appeal Format Official Responses, released.

​Notice of Intent to Award
​Notice of Intent to Award released. - View​ the NOIA document
​Administrative Bulletin
​​Administrative Bulletin, Addendum 6, released.
​Administrative Bulletin
Administrative Bulletin 7, Official Responses 5​, released.​
​Administrative Bulletin
​Administrative Bulletin 6, Official Responses 4 and Addendum 5​, released.​​​
​Administrative Bulletin
​Administrative Bulletin 5, Official Responses 3 and Addendum 4, released.​​
​​Administrative Bulletin
​Administrative Bulletin 4, Addendum 3, released.​​
​Administrative Bulletin
​​Administrative Bulletin 3, Official Responses ​2 and Addendum 2, released.​
​​​Administrative Bulletin
​​Administrative Bulletin 2, Official Responses 1, released.​
​Webinar Presentation Release​
RFP Webinar Presentation Slides Released - View the Presentation.​
​Administrative Bulletin
​Administrative Bulletin 1, Addendum 1, released.​
​RFP Release
The Contracts Division announces the release of Request for Proposal 20-10029.​​
​Webinar Presentation Release
​Draft RFP Webinar Presentation Slides Released - View the Presentation.​
Draft ​RFP Release
Draft Request for Proposal Released.
​​Webinar Presentation Release
RFI Webinar Presentation Slides Released - View the Presentation.​

RFI Release

The Contract Services Branch announces the release of Request for Information #20-001.
​8/24/2020​RFI Introduced

​​Request for Information Introduced.

IMPORTANT:  This RFP has officially released to the California State Contracts Register (CSCR) using the Cal eProcure/Fi$Cal website. Please use the instructions provided below to navigate to, and download, the RFP. All subsequent document releases for this RFP will also be made to the Cal eProcure/Fi$Cal website. As noted on the CD home page, it is highly recommended that all vendors wishin​​​g to contract with the State of California complete registration for the Cal eProcure/Fi$Cal system as it is the official location for RFP/IFB releases. Registration will also allow vendors to receive automatic notifications when contracting opportunities are posted for business categories of their choosing. If selected as a contractor, this system will be used for payments covered by the contract.

RFP View / Download​

Managed Care Plans RFP Cal eProcure/Fi$Cal Event Code: 20-10029

Step 1:  Visit the Cal eProcure website​​​​​​
Step 2:  Select "View Event Package"
Step 3:  Select "View" next to each element of the procurement package that you wish to download
Step 4:  Select "Download Attachment" that appears at the top of the webpage to begin your download

For website assistance, please contact the Contracts Division  at (916) 552-8006 or by email at CDRFP0@dhcs.ca.gov

Go to the Contracts Division homepage​.​​


Last modified date: 9/19/2022 1:32 PM