On April 2, 2018, the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) announced changes to the schedule for implementing Medi-Cal health homes in 29 counties for beneficiaries with chronic physical conditions or addiction disorder. Three counties will launch on schedule—San Francisco, Riverside, and San Bernardino—but 19 counties will be delayed until July 1, 2019, and will launch with seven other counties originally scheduled for that date. No reason was given for the delay. The counties had been scheduled to launch in three waves, and the 19 counties to be delayed had been scheduled to launch either by . . .