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Advisory Workgroup Series

The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is committed to engaging in a public process for the design, development, and evaluation of the Money Follows the Person (MFP) grant-funded California Community Transitions (CCT) program that allows for input from eligible individuals, the families, providers, and other interested parties to enhance services provided to beneficiaries transitioning from long-term institutional settings to, and/or receiving care in, the community.

To this end, the DHCS’ Long-Term Care Division (LTCD) is convening a series of advisory workgroups to obtain input from consumers, their family members, and interested stakeholders with experience and expertise relative to specific initiatives impacting the expansion of providing HCBS to Medi-Cal beneficiaries transitioning out of long-term institutions to live and receive care in the community, as well as to the 1915(c) HCBS waivers utilized to provide the care in the community.  DHCS has scheduled workgroup meetings over the course of the next 18 months through 2020 to shape and frame near-future policy.

Each Advisory Workgroup will meet face-to-face, in Sacramento, to focus on each initiative.  Approximately two to three months before each workgroup's first meeting, the LTCD will release a request to stakeholders to solicit Statement[s] of Interest from those with experience and subject-matter expertise who would like to participate.   

Workgroup Title
Meeting Schedule

Workgroup 1:  ​Enhancing CCT Delivery

June 2015
September 2015
December 2015
March 2016

Workgroup 2:  ​Building the Longevity of Institutional Transitions to HCBS 

January 2017
April 2017
July 2017 

Workgroup 3:  Shaping the HCBS Delivery System

​October 2017
January 2018
April 2018
July 2018

Workgroup 4:  Establishing an Adequate HCBS Provider Network

​October 2018
January 2019
April 2019

Workgroup 5:  The Future of HCBS

​July 2019
October 2019
April 2020
July 2020

  Statement of Interest

If you are interested in being a member of HCBS Advisory Workgroup #2, please complete the HCBS Advisory Workgroup Statement of Interest form available below.  In order to be considered for workgroup #2, your completed form must be submitted to the Long-Term Care Division (LTCD) by December 1, 2016, via mail, e-mail, or fax to: Nichole Popovich.

MAIL: 1501 Capitol Ave, MS 4502
                P.O. Box 997437
                Sacramento, CA 95899
FAX: (916) 552-9151
Last modified on: 9/9/2016 10:07 AM