On October 29, 2019, the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) formally released the California Advancing & Innovating Medi-Cal (CalAIM) proposal. CalAIM is a multi-year initiative to prepare for renewing the state's current 1115 and 1915(b) Medicaid waivers, which expire in 2020. By January 2021, DHCS proposes to standardize managed care plan benefits such that all Medicaid managed care plans provide the same benefit package. The plans will carve-in institutional long-term care and major organ transplants, and carve-out pharmacy. By 2026, managed long-term-services and supports will be implemented statewide in . . .
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