Medicaid Waiver Resources
California’s CalAIM Section 1915(b) waiver was approved by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on December 29, 2021 and is effective through December 31, 2026. The CalAIM Section 1915(b) waiver authorizes the Specialty Mental Health Services (SMHS) program, as well as Medi-Cal managed care, dental managed care, and Drug Medi-Cal Organized Delivery System (DMC-ODS). For more information about the CalAIM initiatives and stakeholder engagement process, please visit the CalAIM homepage and
CalAIM 1115 Demonstration & 1915(b) Waiver webpage.
CalAIM Section 1915(b) Waiver
Medi-Cal Specialty Mental Health Services Waiver
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