Category Archives: CA Health Network Alert

Cal MediConnect Notices Mailed to Dual Eligibles Today

The Department of Health Care Services has indicated that the first round of Cal MediConnect notices were set to be mailed today to dual eligible beneficiaries living in Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, and San Mateo counties.

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

FREE WEBINAR – DEC. 04, 2013 California is moving forward with the Coordinated Care Initiative (CCI), including the federally-approved dual eligible demonstration known as Cal MediConnect. The CCI is now expected to start no sooner than April 1, 2014. This … Continue reading

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

California is moving forward with the Coordinated Care Initiative (CCI), including the federally-approved dual eligible demonstration known as Cal MediConnect. The CCI is now expected to start no sooner than April 1, 2014. This webinar will cover the consumer protections … Continue reading

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Revised CCI Advocate’s Guide Released

Several changes have occurred to the Coordinated Care Initiative (CCI) subsequent to the original release of the Advocate’s Guide to California’s Coordinated Care Initiative  in July.  The most significant change is that the CCI implementation date is now April 1, …

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Webinar: The California Coordinated Initiative: An Update on New Rules and Policies

Over the last few months, many Coordinated Care Initiative (CCI) rules and policies have been created or changed as California moves forward with implementation. This webinar will provide a summary of significant developments related to those rules and policies. The … Continue reading

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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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WEBINAR: The California Coordinated Care Initiative: What Advocates Need to Know – Basics

Free Webinar Series The state of California is moving forward with implementation of the Coordinated Care Initiative (CCI), including the recently federally-approved dual eligible demonstration project, now known as Cal MediConnect. The CCI is currently set to begin on April … Continue reading

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Notice About In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS) Settlement

The National Senior Citizens Law Center asks for your help in distributing the attached notice to your networks, members and IHSS consumers, and in posting the attached flyer in your offices.  The notice and flyer are about the settlement of …

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WEBINAR: Understanding the California Memorandum of Understanding

April 10, 2013 Webinar In March, the California Department of Health Services and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services reached an agreement to implement a dual eligible demonstration that will transform the way Medicare and Medi-Cal services are delivered … Continue reading

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Settlement of IHSS Lawsuit will Prevent Devastating Cuts to CA Home Care Services

Lawyers representing IHSS consumers, unions and the State of California have reached a settlement that will prevent the implementation of devastating cuts to In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS). The settlement resolves a federal lawsuit, David Oster et al. v. Lightbourne.

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