Tag Archives: California

CCI Advocates Alert – August 8, 2014

The CCI Advocates Alert is a biweekly summary of changes, on-the-ground reports, advocacy tips, and resources regarding California’s Coordinated Care Initiative.

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Health Network Alert – New Version of Advocate’s Guide to Coordinated Care Initiative Now Available

(06/27/2014)  Implementation of the Coordinated Care Initiative (CCI) – California’s dual eligible demonstration program — is now underway in Los Angeles, Riverside, San Diego, San Bernardino, and San Mateo counties. Because there have been significant changes to the CCI since …

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WEBINAR: The California Coordinated Care Initiative: Advanced Training Consumer Protections and Benefit Package Summary

Free Webinar Series When: Wednesday, June 25, 2014 1:00 – 2:00 PM PST California is moving forward with the Coordinated Care Initiative (CCI), including the federally-approved dual eligible demonstration known as Cal MediConnect. The CCI started on April 1, 2014, … Continue reading

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CCI Advocates Alert – May 07, 2014 Issue

The CCI Advocates Alert is a biweekly summary of changes, on-the-ground reports, advocacy tips, and resources regarding California’s Coordinated Care Initiative.

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Assisted Living: California 20 Years Behind Times, Residents at Risk

In this short article for California Healthline, NSCLC’s Eric Carlson writes, “California’s assisted living system is decades out of date. As a result, the state’s assisted living residents — elderly and generally vulnerable — are increasingly at risk from substandard … Continue reading

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Advocates Call for Suspension of California Duals Demonstration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 24, 2014 OAKLAND, CA – Six advocacy organizations, including the National Senior Citizens Law Center, “urgently requested” suspension of the state’s dual demonstration program – the Coordinated Care Initiative — in a February 21 letter addressed …

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Health Network Alert: NSCLC Calls for Stronger California Rules Governing Assisted Living

(2/27/2014) A number of troubling incidents that have been chronicled in the media the past few years have forced a re-examination of the regulation of California’s assisted living facilities, a popular option for seniors who do not require skilled nursing …

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Advocate’s Guide on California’s Coordinated Care Initiative

July 2013 — The Advocate’s Guide to California’s Coordinated Care Initiative helps advocates understand the Coordinated Care Initiative (CCI), a new state program changing the way dual eligible beneficiaries and other seniors and persons with disabilities get their health care in …

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CMS Approves California’s Dual Eligible Demonstration

On March 27th, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) to implement a dual eligible demonstration that will transform the way Medicare and …

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