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Medi-Cal Transformation

Introduction In 2014, up to three million uninsured low income Californians will be eligible to enroll in Medi-Cal, joining the 7.3 million already in the program and another 3 million uninsured will be eligible for private insurance the Exchange.[i] Some want to shift an additional 1 million persons from the […] more

Medi-Cal Simplification: Opportunities to Streamline Enrollment Processes

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) expands Medicaid coverage to 133% of the Federal Poverty Level (FPL) starting in 2014. As a result, nearly 1.7 million Californians will be newly eligible on January 1, 2014. In its current state, Medi-Cal operates inefficiently, bogged down by excessively complex eligibility […] more

The Exchange and Public Programs Report

This working draft outlines public programs for adults, possible integration with the Exchange, and their future in a post-reform world.Programs covered include: the Medi-Cal program (including the Medically Needy and Pregnancy/Perinatal Care programs), county health programs, the ยง1115 Waiver, the Basic Health Plan, MRMIP and PCIP, Access for Infants and […] more

Children’s Coverage and the Exchange

This working draft outlines public programs for children, possible integration with the Exchange, and their future in a post-reform world.

Programs covered include: Healthy Families; Access for Infants and Mothers (AIM); Family Planning, Access, Care and Treatment (Family PACT); Child Health Disability and Prevention (CHDP); California Children’s Services (CCS); Healthy Kids and Children’s Health Initiatives (CHI); the Medi-Cal Pregnancy and Perinatal Care; and the Medi-Cal Medically Needy Program. more