​​​Notices of Proposed Changes to Medi-Cal Program

Responses to questions about proposed State Plan Amendments and Waivers are developed at the time of submission; subsequent policy changes may impact these responses.  Please contact DHCS for updates.


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Quarter Ending September 30, 2019

​Tribal/Designee Notifications​Title​Release Date
SPAs 19-0013 and 19-0037​Health Homes Program​7/26/19

SPA 1​9-0044
Time Limited Supplement Payment Program for Non-Emergency Medical Transportation
SPA 19-0014​Expansion of Medi-Cal Beneficiary Access to Substance Use Disorder Services​8/26/19
SPA 19-0041​Time-limited Supplemental Payment Program to Support Ongoing Developmental Screenings for Children​8/26/19
SPA 19-0046 and 19-0047​Restoration of Certain Optional Benefits for All populations in All Settings ​8/26/19
SPA 19-0048Time-limited Supplemental Payment Program to Support Trauma Screenings for Children and Adults ​8/26/19

Quarter Ending June 30, 2019

Tribal Designee Notifications

Release Date​
Ground Emergency Transport Program -Quality Assurance Fee
SPA 19-0017 ​Pharmacists Services for the New Adult Group ​5/24/19

Quarter Ending March 31, 2019

Tribal/Designee Notifications
​Title Release Date​
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors (LPCCs)
SPA 19-001 & 19-002 ​Changes to the Health Homes Program (HHP) ​1/24/19
SPA 19-0004 & HCBS Waiver Amendment

​SPA and Waiver Amendment for Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) for Persons with Developmental Disabilities


Quarter Ending December 31, 2018

Tribal/Designee Notifications
​Title Release Date​
Clarification on Payment Policies for Federally Qualified Health Centers and Rural Health Clinics
​SPA 18-0054 ​Community Crises Homes ​11/5/18
SPA 18-0040 & 18-0041 ​Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) ​11/20/18

Quarter Ending September 30, 2018

Tribal/Designee Notifications
​Title Release Date​
Pharmacist Services
SPA 18-007 ​Supplemental Payments for Ground Emergency Medical Transportation (GEMT) Services Program ​8/8/18

Quarter Ending June 30, 2018

Tribal/Designee Notifications
​Title Release Date​
Expedited Notice - Health Homes Program
​SPA 18-0019 & 18-0020 ​Health Homes Program ​5/23/18
SPA 18-0025 ​Dental Rates and Periodontal Maintenance ​5/25/18
SPA 18-0027 ​ABP Pulmonary and Cardiac Rehabilitation ​5/25/18
​SPA 18-0032

Expedited Notice - FQHC/RHC Sponsored Graduate Medical Education Program


Quarter Ending March 31, 2018

​Tribal/Designee Notifications

​Title Release Date​

SPA 18-002

​Proposed Changes to the Alternative Benefit Plan (ABP)


Clarifies Reimbursement Policies for Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) and Rural Health Clinics (RHC), and Adds Marriage and Family Therapists as a New FQHC/RHC Billable Provider

SPA 18-004 ​GEMT QAF ​2/23/18


Additional Information

To view the current DHCS State Plan and view recently approved amendments, please visit the California State Plan page.​

Last modified date: 9/6/2019 8:55 AM