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California’s Implementation of the 2010 DSRIP Waiver

Summary of California’s Implementation of the 2010 DSRIP Waiver – 3rd Year

California Health Care Safety Net Institute, Aggregate Public Hospital System Annual Report in California’s §1115 Medicaid Waiver’s Delivery System Incentive Program Demonstration Year 8 (December 31, 2013)

Public hospitals, including the five UC hospitals, were eligible for $3.3 billion in federal matching funds over a five-year period. The California Health Care Safety Net Institute has summarized the first three years of implementation. The five categories for improvement were: 1) infrastructure development, 2) innovation and design, 3) population focused improvement, 4) urgent improvements in care and 5) HIV transition projects.

Infrastructure development included the following: moving from episodic reactive visits to data-driven population health management. It included more primary care capacity, disease management registries and electronic health records.

Innovation and design included: transforming primary care clinics into medical homes, and moving from silos to integrated seamless systems integrating primary care, specialty care, behavioral health and hospital based services.

 Read the rest of the summary here: DSRIP Waiver Summary

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