CMS Meets Deadline for Approving Healthy Families Transition

Tight up against the end-of-year deadline, CMS officials on Dec. 31 granted approval of California’s plan to move 860,000 Healthy Families children into Medi-Cal managed care programs.

Federal officials asked for changes to the transition plan, including more frequent monitoring and evaluation of the transition to better ensure children are able to access primary care physicians under the new plan.

The first phase of the transition started Tuesday, Jan. 1.

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