​​​​All Programs and Services

Listed below are all programs and services offered by the Department of Health Care Services.

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American Indian Infant​ Health Initiative
Provides extensive home visiting/case management services to high-risk American Indian families.

Assisted Living Waiver (ALW)
The ALW is the Medi-Cal program that pays for specific assisted living benefits provided to eligible beneficiaries residing in Sacramento, San Joaquin, Los Angeles, Sonoma, Fresno, San Bernardino or Riverside county.

Audits & Investigations
Audits and Investigations Division (A&I) is the designated Program Integrity Unit (PIU) for the Medi-Cal program. A&I’s mission is protect and enhance the integrity of the health programs administered by the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS). A&I also strives to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of DHCS and the programs it administers.​

Behavioral Health Treatment (BHT) 
The State of California intends to provide BHT services as a covered Medi–Cal benefit for individuals under 21 years of age with autism spectrum disorder.

Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment
Free screening for breast and cervical cancer.

California Children’s Services
Treatment for children with chronic or life-threatening health conditions and diseases.

Child Health and Disability Prevention
Preventive health program for low-income children and youth.

Children's Medical Services
Provides a comprehensive system of health care for children through preventive screening, diagnostic, treatment, rehabilitation, and follow-up services.

Directed Payments

Drug Medi-Ca​l (DMC)
Provides counties and direct providers with important information about the requirements of the California Code of Regulations, Title 22, Section 51341.1 and the standards applicable to substance abuse treatment reimbursable through DMC.

Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic, and Treatment (EPSDT) Services
DHCS is responsible for providing full-scope Medi-Cal beneficiaries under the age of 21 with a comprehensive, high-quality array of
preventive (such as screening), diagnostic, and treatment services under EPSDT.

EHR Incentive Program
In 2011, eligible Medi-Cal professionals and hospitals began to receive incentive payments to assist in purchasing, installing, and using electronic health records in their practices.

Estate Recovery
Recovers Medi-Cal expenditures from the estates of certain deceased Medi-Cal beneficiaries for services received on or after the individual’s 55th birthday.
Every Woman Counts (EWC)
The mission of the EWC is to save lives by preventing and reducing the devastating effects of cancer for Californian women.

Fair Hearing
Complaints about how Medi-Cal benefits and services are/were handled, or if services have been denied or modified.

Family Planning, Access, Care and Treatment
Comprehensive family planning services to eligible low-income men and women.

Fraud and Abuse
Report Medi-Cal Fraud

Genetically Handicapped Persons Program
Treatment for specific genetic diseases.

Gynecologic Cancer Information Program (GCIP)

​​GCIP was established to increase awareness and education regarding gynecologic cancers.

Last modified date: 12/17/2021 9:48 AM