ENSURING ACCESS TO TRANSGENDER SERVICES

California Department of Health Care Services DATE: October 26, 2020 ALL PLAN LETTER 20-018 SUPERSEDES ALL PLAN LETTER 16-013 TO: ALL MEDI-CAL MANAGED CARE HEALTH PLANS SUBJECT: ENSURING ACCESS TO TRANSGENDER SERVICES PURPOSE:The purpose of this All Plan Letter (APL) is to remind Medi-Cal managed care health plans (MCPs) of their obligations to provide transgender services to members.

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GOVERNOR’S EXECUTIVE ORDER N-55-20 IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19

California Department of Health Care Services DATE: June 12, 2020 ALL PLAN LETTER 20-011 (REVISED) TO: ALL MEDI-CAL MANAGED CARE HEALTH PLANS SUBJECT: GOVERNOR’S EXECUTIVE ORDER N-55-20 IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 PURPOSE: The purpose of this All Plan Letter (APL) is to provide information to Medi-Cal managed care health plans (MCPs) on temporary changes to requirements in state law as a result of the ongoing global Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

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EMERGENCY GUIDANCE FOR MEDI-CAL MANAGED CARE HEALTH PLANS IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19

California Department of Health Care Services DATE: June 8, 2020 ALL PLAN LETTER 20-004 (REVISED) TO: ALL MEDI-CAL MANAGED CARE HEALTH PLANS SUBJECT: EMERGENCY GUIDANCE FOR MEDI-CAL MANAGED CARE HEALTHPLANS IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 PURPOSE: The purpose of this All Plan Letter (APL) is to provide information to Medi-Cal managed care health plans (MCPs) on temporary changes to federal requirements as a result of the ongoing global Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

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GOVERNOR’S EXECUTIVE ORDER N-55-20 IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19

California Department of Health Care Services DATE: APRIL 24, 2020 ALL PLAN LETTER 20-011 TO: ALL MEDI-CAL MANAGED CARE HEALTH PLANS SUBJECT: GOVERNOR’S EXECUTIVE ORDER N-55-20 IN RESPONSE TOCOVID-19 PURPOSE: The purpose of this All Plan Letter (APL) is to provide information to Medi-Cal managed care health plans (MCPs) on temporary changes to requirements in state law as a result of the ongoing global Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic.

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APL 20-007 (REVISED): POLICY GUIDANCE FOR COMMUNITY-BASED ADULT SERVICES IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY

California Department of Health Care Services DATE: April 13, 2020 ALL PLAN LETTER 20-007 (REVISED) TO: ALL MEDI-CAL MANAGED CARE HEALTH PLANS SUBJECT: POLICY GUIDANCE FOR COMMUNITY-BASED ADULT SERVICES IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY PURPOSE: The purpose of this All Plan Letter (APL) is to provide Medi-Cal managed care health plans (MCPs) with policy guidance regarding the temporary authorization of Community-Based Adult Services (CBAS) provided telephonically, in participants’ homes, and individually in centers, in lieu of congregate services provided at CBAScenters, during the period of this current public health emergency.

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MITIGATING HEALTH IMPACTS OF SECONDARY STRESS DUE TO THE COVID-19 EMERGENCY

California Department of Health Care Services DATE: APRIL 7, 2020 ALL PLAN LETTER 20-008 TO: ALL MEDI-CAL MANAGED CARE HEALTH PLANS SUBJECT: MITIGATING HEALTH IMPACTS OF SECONDARY STRESS DUE TO THE COVID-19 EMERGENCY PURPOSE: The purpose of this All Plan Letter (APL) is to offer recommendations to Medi-Cal managed care health plans (MCPs) on mitigating negative health outcomes to members due to the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) emergency.

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POLICY GUIDANCE FOR COMMUNITY-BASED ADULT SERVICES IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY

California Department of Health Care Services ALL PLAN LETTER 20-007 TO: ALL MEDI-CAL MANAGED CARE HEALTH PLANS SUBJECT: POLICY GUIDANCE FOR COMMUNITY-BASED ADULT SERVICES IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY PURPOSE: The purpose of this All Plan Letter (APL) is to provide Medi-Cal managed care health plans (MCPs) with policy guidance regarding the temporary authorization of Community-Based Adult Services (CBAS) provided telephonically, in members’ homes, and individually in centers, in lieu of congregate services provided at CBAS centers, during the period of this current public health emergency.

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EMERGENCY GUIDANCE FOR MEDI-CAL MANAGED CARE MANAGED CARE HEALTH PLANS IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19

California Department of Health Care Services DATE: March 27, 2020 ALL PLAN LETTER 20-004 TO: ALL MEDI-CAL MANAGED CARE HEALTH PLANS SUBJECT: EMERGENCY GUIDANCE FOR MEDI-CAL MANAGED CAREMANAGED CARE HEALTH PLANS IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 PURPOSE: The purpose of this All Plan Letter (APL) is to provide information to Medi-Cal managed care health plans (MCPs) on temporary changes to federal requirements as a result of the ongoing global pandemic.

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POLICY GUIDANCE FOR COMMUNITY-BASED ADULT SERVICES IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19 PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY

California Department of Health Care Services ALL PLAN LETTER 20-005 DATE: March 26, 2020 TO: ALL MEDI-CAL MANAGED CARE HEALTH PLANS SUBJECT: EXTENSION OF THE ADULT EXPANSION RISK CORRIDOR FOR STATE FISCAL YEAR 2017-18 The purpose of this All Plan Letter (APL) is to notify Medi-Cal managed care health plans (MCPs) that the Adult Expansion Risk Corridor (AE Risk Corridor) is being extended to cover State Fiscal Year (SFY) 2017-18.

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EMERGENCY STATE FAIR HEARING TIMEFRAME CHANGES

California Department of Health Care Services Date: March 26, 2020 SUPPLEMENT TO ALL PLAN LETTER 17-006 SUBJECT: EMERGENCY STATE FAIR HEARING TIMEFRAME CHANGES The purpose of this supplement to All Plan Letter (APL) 17-006 is to provide Medi-Cal managed care health plans (MCPs) with information regarding the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) approval of portions of the Department of Health Care Services’ (DHCS) Section 1135 Waiver request as related to the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) public health emergency.

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