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Medi-Cal Handbook Updates
pdf Update 14-18: Referrals to Disability Determination Service Division (DDSD)
pdf Update 14-17: Additional Express Lane Enrollment Guidance
pdf Update 14-16: Retroactive Medi-Cal Coverage Application Process
pdf Update 14-15: Refugee Medical Assistance (RMA) and the Affordable Care Act (ACA)
pdf Update 14-14: Implementation of the Hospital Presumptive Eligibility Program
pdf Update 14-13: 2014 Medi-Cal Renewals: Part 1
pdf Update 14-12: New Federal Poverty Level (FPL) Amounts Effective 4/1/2014
pdf Update 14-11: MC 13 Requirements
pdf Update 14-10: Addendum, Clarification, Erratum to Medi-Cal (MC) Update 2011-16
pdf Update 14-09: System Workarounds and Overrides (Revised 6/20/14)
pdf Update 14-08: Advance Premium Tax Credit Enrollment Periods
pdf Update 14-07: Long-Term Care Services and Supports (LTCSS) for Individuals with Eligibility Based Upon Modified Adjusted Gross Income (MAGI) or Mixed with Non-MAGI
pdf Update 14-06: Medi-Cal 250% Working Disabled Program Premium Payment Methods
pdf Update 14-05: Express Lane Enrollment for CalFresh Eligible Adults and Children
pdf Update 14-04: Low Income Health Program (LIHP) Transition to Medi-Cal (MC)
pdf Update 14-03: CalHEERS Applications Received Through the External Referral Subsystem
pdf Update 14-02: Affordable Care Act (ACA) Guidance
pdf Update 14-01: Temporary Eligibility for Medi-Cal Pending Cases
pdf Update 13-13: Affordable Care Act (ACA) Initial Guidance
pdf Update 13-12: Affordable Care Act (ACA) Questions and Answers
pdf Update 13-11: Performance Standards Review for 2013
pdf Update 13-10: HIPP Applications & Other Health Coverage (OHC) Reporting Procedures
pdf Update 13-09: Low Income Health Program (LIHP) Data Transition Phase 2
pdf Update 13-08: Screening of Children Aged 6-18 for Potential 1931(b) Eligibility
pdf Update 13-07: New Chapter on Long-Term Care Including Update on Same-Sex Spouses/Registered Domestic Partners (RDP) Rules
pdf Update 13-06: Low Income Health Program (LIHP)
pdf Update 13-05: Questions and Answers for Continued Eligibility for Children (CEC) in the 5C/5D Transition Aid Codes and Targeted Low-Income Children’s Program (TLICP)
pdf Update 13-04: Presumptive Eligibility for Pregnant Women (PE) Program
pdf Update 13-03: New Federal Poverty Level (FPL) Amounts Effective 4/1/13
pdf Update 13-02: Incarceration Verification Program (IVP)
pdf Update 13-01: Workers' Compensation Recovery Program (WCRP) Reporting Requirements
pdf Update 12-18: Healthy Families Program Transition to Medi-Cal and Targeted Low-Income Children’s Program (TLICP)
pdf Update 12-17: Medi-Cal Eligibility for Juveniles Placed Temporarily in Juvenile Detention Centers
pdf Update 12-16: Division of Juvenile Justice Match Reports
pdf Update 12-15: Discontinuance of Post Office Boxes and Change of Address
pdf Update 12-14: Iraqi and Afghan Special Immigrants Eligible for Medi-Cal Benefits to the Same Extent as Refugees
pdf Update 12-13: Santa Clara Valley Health Hospital System (SCVHHS) Medical Financial Assistance Programs
pdf Update 12-12: Addendum, Clarification, Erratum To Medi-Cal Update 2012-10
pdf Update 12-11: Changes to Third Party Liability Procedures
pdf Update 12-10: Managed Care Exemption for Pregnant Women Transitioned From Aid Code 44 to Aid Code 3N
pdf Update 12-09: Deemed Eligibility and Continued Eligibility for Infants
pdf Update 12-08: Medi-Cal Annual Redetermination Questions and Answers
pdf Update 12-07: Changes in Processing Disability Determinations Pending With Social Security Administration (SSA)
pdf Update 12-06: Treatment of Payments Associated With the Post 9/11 GI Bill
pdf Update 12-05: Revisions to 250% Working Disabled Program (WDP)
pdf Update 12-04: Clinical Trial Act of 2009
pdf Update 12-03: MC 223C-Supplemental Statement of Facts for Medi-Cal Child Only-Under Age 18
pdf Update 12-02: New Federal Poverty Level (FPL) Amounts Effective 4/1/12
pdf Update 12-01: February 2012 Medi-Cal Performance Standards Review
pdf Update 11-21: Errata to Medi-Cal Update 2009-17
pdf Update 11-20: Lomeli v Shewry, SSI/SSP Applicant and Recipient Medi-Cal Information Notices, and Retroactive Eligibility Processing
pdf Update 11-19: Interim Aid Codes for Persons Terminated from Federal Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment Program (BCCTP)
pdf Update 11-18: Changes in the Treatment of Federal Tax Credits and Refunds
pdf Update 11-17: Clarification on the Use of IEVS at RD
pdf Update 11-16: Medi-Cal (MC) and Related Programs for State and County Inmates (Revised 4/4/2014)
pdf Update 11-15: Midyear Status Report Questions & Answers
pdf Update 11-14: Mandatory Managed Care for Seniors and Persons With Disabilities
pdf Update 11-13: Guardian and Conservator Fees
pdf Update 11-12: Changes to the Intercounty Transfer Process
pdf Update 11-11: Income Discrepancies and Unreported Federal Income
pdf Update 11-10: Unconditionally Available Income
pdf Update 11-09: Refugee Medical Assistance/Entrant Medical Assistance (RMA/EMA) Annual Review
pdf Update 11-08: Disability Determinations Pending With Social Security Administration
pdf Update 11-07: Discontinuance of Medicare Part B Buy-In for Beneficiaries With an Unmet Share-of-Cost (SOC)
pdf Update 11-06: New 2011 Federal Poverty Level (FPL) Amounts
pdf Update 11-05: Organ Transplants: Anti-Rejection Medication Program
pdf Update 11-04: Low Income Subsidy Update
pdf Update 11-03: Implementation of Aid Code 4H for Foster Care Children in CalWORKs Program and Aid Code 4L for Foster Care Children in the 1931(b) Program
pdf Update 11-02: Addendum, Clarification, Erratum to Medi-Cal Update 2009-16
pdf Update 11-01: Erroneous Craig v. Bontá Discontinuances and Reimbursement Process
pdf Update 10-26: Clarifications to Notice of Action Requirements
pdf Update 10-25: Other Health Coverage (OHC) Reporting and Correction Procedures
pdf Update 10-24: Addendum, Clarification, Erratum to Medi-Cal Update 2010-22
pdf Update 10-23: Changes to Deemed Eligibility Rules
pdf Update 10-22: Pre-Release Application Process for Incarcerated Individuals (Revised 11/30/2010)
pdf Update 10-21: Public Assistance Reporting Information System (PARIS)
pdf Update 10-20: Suspension of Medi-Cal Benefits for Incarcerated Juveniles
pdf Update 10-19: Former Foster Care Child With an Infant
pdf Update 10-18: Bridging Performance Standards
pdf Update 10-17: Clarifications to Referrals to Disability Determination Service Division (DDSD)
pdf Update 10-16: Changes to Midyear Status Report Requirements
pdf Update 10-15: OHC Changes for Foster Care/Adoption Assistance Children
pdf Update 10-14: Processing Applications for Children at the Assessment Intake Center
pdf Update 10-13: Low Income Subsidy Applications
pdf Update 10-12: 2010 Average Private Pay Rate (APPR)
pdf Update 10-11 Treatment of Child Support Arrearage Payments
pdf Update 10-10: Use of the FS 27 as a Medi-Cal Application
pdf Update 10-09: Revised Medi-Cal Mail-In Application - MC 210 Rev. (2/10)
pdf Update 10-08: Other Health Coverage Transmittal
pdf Update 10-07: Addendum, Clarification, Erratum to Medi-Cal Update 2010-2
pdf Update 10-06: Errata to Medi-Cal Update 2009-17, SSI/SSP Discontinuances and Denials Due to Excess Income
pdf Update 10-05: Changes to the MC 321 HFP Application Form
pdf Update 10-04: Miscellaneous Income and Property Changes
pdf Update 10-03: Elimination of the Buyout Program for IHSS Recipients
pdf Update 10-02: SSN Data Match for Verification of Citizenship and Identity (Revised 3/17/2010)
pdf Update 10-01: Elimination of Referrals to the Public Guardian
pdf Update 09-30: Refugee Medical Assistance (RMA) Changes and Clarifications
pdf Update 09-29: Medi-Cal Referrals for Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment Program (BCCTP)
pdf Update 09-28: Elimination of Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements (SAVE) for Immigrants who Claim the Last Permanently Residing in the United States Under Color of Law (PRUCOL) Status Category 16 on the MC 13
pdf Update 09-27: Errata to Medi-Cal Update 2009-17, SSI/SSP Discontinuances and Denials Due to Excess Income
pdf Update 09-26: Identification and Restoral of Qualified Medicare Beneficiary Cases
pdf Update 09-25: Veteran's Benefits - Unusual Medical Expense
pdf Update 09-24: Processing Applications from the Single Point of Entry (SPE) and Referrals To/From the Healthy Families Program (HFP)
pdf Update 09-23: Changes to Citizenship and Identity Verification Requirements
pdf Update 09-22: Termination of the WATS Phone Service
pdf Update 09-21: Errata to Medi-Cal Update #2009-10, Reporting Buy-In Problems
pdf Update 09-20: 2009/2010 Family Member Maximum Base Allocation (FMMBA)
pdf Update 09-19: Premium Assistance for COBRA Continuation Coverage and COBRA Premium Reduction Exemption
pdf Update 09-18: September 2009 Performance Standards Review
pdf Update 09-17: SSI/SSP Discontinuances and Denials Due to Excess Income (Revised 12/12/11)
pdf Update 09-16: Federal Poverty Level Program for the Blind (FPLB)
pdf Update 09-15: Clarification of Who Needs to Complete a “Statement of Citizenship, Alienage and Immigration Status” (MC 13)
pdf Update 09-14: Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 and State-Only Programs
pdf Update 09-13: SB 1469 Applications from the Juvenile Probation Department
pdf Update 09-12: 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Protection for Indians Under Medi-Cal
pdf Update 09-11: Registered Domestic Partners and Same-Sex Marriages
pdf Update 09-10: Reporting Buy-In Problems
pdf Update 09-09: Changes to the Health Insurance Premium Payment (HIPP) Program and the Elimination of the Health Insurance Questionaire (DHS 6155)
pdf Update 09-08: Changes to Deemed Eligibility for Infants
pdf Update 09-07: Notice of Action (NOA) Requirements
pdf Update 09-06: Collaboration with Health Trust
pdf Update 09-05: Findings of Federal Single Audit
pdf Update 09-04: DRA Citizenship/Identity Notices of Action
pdf Update 09-03: New 2009 Federal Poverty Levels
pdf Update 09-02: Removal of OHC Codes for Victims of Domestic Violence
pdf Update 09-01: Refugee Medical Assistance (RMA) Program Changes and Clarifications
pdf Update 08-19: Retroactive Coverage for Presumptive Eligibility for Pregnant Women
pdf Update 08-18: Change in State "Buy In" Requirement for Medicare Part B Premium (Revised)
pdf Update 08-17: Medi-Cal Final Federal Rules for Verification of Citizenship/Identity
pdf Update 08-16: Medi-Cal Performance Standards
pdf Update 08-15: Bridging Performance Standards
pdf Update 08-14: Extension of the Qualifying Individual (QI-1) Program
pdf Update 08-13: 2008/2009 Family Member Maximum Base Allocation (FMMBA)
pdf Update 08-12: Second Contact Requirement
pdf Update 08-11: Restoration/Rescission Notice of Action for Medicare Part D Recipients
pdf Update 08-10: Craig v. Bonta and Senate Bill (SB)87 Clarifications and Reminders
pdf Update 08-09: Home Equity Conversion Plans and Reverse Mortgages
pdf Update 08-08: Miscellaneous Handbook Revision: Chapters 68 and 70
pdf Update 08-07: Revision of "Supplement to Statement of Facts for Coverage/Retroactive on" (MC210A)
pdf Update 08-06: Confidentiality Policies for Medi-Cal and Medi-Cal Eligibility Data System (MEDS)
pdf Update 08-05: Term Life Insurance; Endowment Life Insurance Contracts
pdf Update 08-04: Extension of the Qualifying Individual (QI-1) Program
pdf Update 08-03: New Federal Poverty Levels Effective 4/1/08 and 2008 Statewide Average Pivate Pay Rate for Nursing Facility Services
pdf Update 08-02: Healthy Families to Medi-Cal Presumptive Eligibility (PE) Program and Clarifications to Bridging Performance Standards
pdf Update 08-01: SB 1469 - Pre-Release Application Process for Wards in County Juvenile Facilities
pdf Update 07-12: Extension of the Qualifying Individual (QI-1) Program
pdf Update 07-11: New Requirements for Verification of Citizenship & Identity
pdf Update 07-10: Medi-Cal Miscellaneous Changes
pdf Update 07-09: Changes to Verificaations Chapter 6
pdf Update 07-08: October 2007 Performance Standards Review
pdf Update 07-07: Bridging Program Performance Standards
pdf Update 07-06: Handbook Revisions: (Chapters 15, 18, 21, 23, 35 and 39)
pdf Update 07-05: Newborn Enrollment and Deemed Eligibility
pdf Update 07-04: Handbook Revisions: (Chapters 51, 65 and 67)
pdf Update 07-03: Handbook Revisions: (Chapters 42, 54, 55, 56, 57, 59, 60 and 61)
pdf Update 07-02: Handbook Revisions: (Chapters 4, 9, 36, 37, 38, 40, 49, 53, 69 and 71)
pdf Update 07-01: Handbook Revisions: (Chapters 16, 34, 44 and 46)
pdf Update 06-15: SP-DAPD Name Change, HIV Reexamination and Miscellaneous Changes/Reminders
pdf Update 06-14: Handbook Revisions: (Chapters 7, 8, 12, 13 and 19)
pdf Update 06-13: Handbook Revisions: Chapter 47 and 48
pdf Update 06-12: Handbook Revisions: Chapter 45 and 50
pdf Update 06-11: Handbook Chapter Revisions (Chapters 1, 2, 3, 62, 63, 64)
pdf Update 06-10: Handbook Chapter Revisions (Chapters 5, 20, 22, 24, 25 and 26)
pdf Update 06-09: Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment Program (BCCTP)
pdf Update 06-08: Annual Redetermination Process
pdf Update 06-07: Revised “Medi-Cal Mail-In Application” (MC 210)
pdf Update 06-06: State Programs-Disability and Adult Programs Division (SP-DAPD)
pdf Update 06-05: 2006/2007 Family Member Maximum Base Allocation (FMMBA)
pdf Update 06-04: Third Party Liability
pdf Update 06-03: Inquiries and Resources
pdf Update 06-02: Income and Property Exemption for IHSS Plus Waiver Payments
pdf Update 06-01: New Form and Clarifications to the Mail-In Application Process
pdf Update 05-05: Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Program
pdf Update 05-04: New Medi-Cal Benefits Identification Cards
pdf Update 05-03: New Federal Poverty Levels (FPL) Effective 4/1/05
pdf Update 05-02: Changes to the Medi-Cal Porgram for Former Foster Care Children (FFCC) 18-20 Years of Age
pdf Update 05-01: Medi-Cal 250% Working Disabled Program (WDP)
pdf Update 04-14: Medi-Cal Section 1931(b) Income Standards Increase
pdf Update 04-13: Jan 2005 COLA, Pickle Review, CSRA, Current SSI/SSP Payment Standards Chart, PMV & SGA for 2005
pdf Update 04-12: 2004/2005 Family Member Maximum Base Allocation (FMMBA)
pdf Update 04-11: Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Notice of Privacy Practices (NPP) Brochures
pdf Update 04-10: Midyear Status Report Changes/Clarifications
pdf Update 04-09: Extension of the Qualifying Individual (QI-1) Program
pdf Update 04-08: State-Program Disability and Adult Programs Division (SP-DAPD) Clarifications and Reminders
pdf Update 04-07: Continuous Eligibility For Children (CEC) Losing Adoption Assistance Medi-Cal Eligibility
pdf Update 04-06: Changes in the Income Disregard (200%) Program for Pregnant Minors
pdf Update 04-05: 2004 Federal Poverty Level (FPL) and Average Private Pay Rate (APPR) Amounts
pdf Update 04-04: Elimination of the Second Year of Transitional Medi-Cal (TMC), New TMC Informing Flyer, Miscellaneous SB 87 and TMC Changes/Clarifications, and Other Minor Handbook Changes
pdf Update 04-03: New Medi-Cal Informing Notice for Food Stamp Recipients, and Other Additions to Chapter 5, "Applications"
pdf Update 04-02: Multipurpose Senior Services Program (MSSP) Waiver
pdf Update 04-01: Changes to Presumptive Disability and Reexamination
pdf Update 03-31: Transmittal Forms for Medi-Cal/Healthy Families Mail-In Applications
pdf Update 03-30: Extension of the Qualifying Individual (QI-1) Program
pdf Update 03-29: January 2004 COLA, Pickle Review, CSRA, Current SSI/SSP Payment Standards Chart, PMV & SGA for 2004
pdf Update 03-28: Reporting Other Health Coverage (OHC) Information
pdf Update 03-27: "Express Enrollment" for Children in the Free School Lunch Program Assembly Bill (AB) 59
pdf Update 03-26: Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP) Gateway Program
pdf Update 03-25: Revised "Authorization For Release of Medical Information" (MC 220)
pdf Update 03-24: Midyear Status Report (MSR)
pdf Update 03-23: Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB) Review
pdf Update 03-22: Medi-Cal Intercounty Transfer Process
pdf Update 03-21: Medi-Cal Redetermination Process for Craig v. Bontá Beneficiaries
pdf Update 03-20: 2003/2004 Family Member Maximum Base Allocation (FMMBA)
pdf Update 03-19: Medi-Cal Benefit Identification Card (BIC) Issuance
pdf Update 03-18: New "Property Supplement" Form (MC 210 PS)
pdf Update 03-17: Healthy Families to Medi-Cal Bridging Program
pdf Update 03-16: Extension of the Qualifying Individual 1 (QI-1) Program
pdf Update 03-15: Increase of the Income Disregard for Couples Under the Aged And Disabled Federal Poverty Level (A&D FPL) Program
pdf Update 03-14: Instructions for Completion of the "DAPD Transmittal" (SC 1475)
pdf Update 03-13: 2003 Average Private Pay Rate (APPR)
pdf Update 03-12: Addendum, Clarification, Erratum to Medi-Cal Update #03-03
pdf Update 03-11: New Federal Poverty Levels (FPL) Effective 04/01/03 & Miscellaneous
pdf Update 03-10: Health Care Options (HCO) Presentations for Medi-Cal Managed Care
pdf Update 03-09: Clarifications: Medi-Cal Family Budget Unit (MFBU) Determinations
pdf Update 03-08: 2003 Tuberculosis (TB) Income Standard & Change of the County Veterans Services Office (CVSO) Address and Phone Number
pdf Update 03-07: Safely Surrendered Baby Law
pdf Update 03-06: Medi-Cal Eligibility Data System (MEDS) On-line Point of Service Inquiry (MOPI) Screen
pdf Update 03-05: Craig v. Bontá Lawsuit - Questions and Answers
pdf Update 03-04: Qualifying Individual (QI) Program Sunset Date - Temporary Extension of the QI-1 and Termination of the QI-2 Programs
pdf Update 03-03: Clarifications to "Continuous Eligibility for Children" (CEC)
pdf Update 03-02: New Form "Notice Regarding Transfer of a Home for Both a Married and an Unmarried Applicant/Beneficiary" (DHS 7077 A)
pdf Update 03-01: Changes in the Presumptive Disability (PD) Categories
pdf Update 02-40: Processing Retroactive Medi-Cal Eligibility For SSI/SSP Recipients
pdf Update 02-39: Medi-Cal Estate Recovery (ER) Program
pdf Update 02-38: Senate Bill (SB) 87 Notices of Action (NOAs) and Forms
pdf Update 02-37: Clarifications: Work-Related Pension Funds, Individual Retirement Accounts (IRA's), Keogh, and Other Work-Related Retirement Funds
pdf Update 02-36: January 2003 COLA, Pickle Review, CSRA, Current SSI/SSP Payment Standards Chart, PMV & SGA for 2003
pdf Update 02-35: Medi-Cal Retention Flyer "Keep Your Medi-Cal on Target" and Poster
pdf Update 02-34: Use of the Food Stamp DFA 285-A2 as an Application for Medi-Cal
pdf Update 02-33: Accelerated Enrollment for Children and Application Tracking
pdf Update 02-32: $240 Income Deduction from Disability-Based Income in the Section 1931(b) 100% Federal Poverty Level (FPL) Test
pdf Update 02-31: Income Verification for Retroactive Medi-Cal
pdf Update 02-30: Medi-Cal Budget Calculation Chart
pdf Update 02-29: Authorized Representation And Procedures To Be Used For Incompetent Applicants
pdf Update 02-28: Processing Disability Evaluations Under Senate Bill (SB) 87 and 250% Working Disabled Program (WDP) - Miscellaneous Clarifications
pdf Update 02-27: A&D FPL Program: Change In Eligibility Determination For Couples And Clarifications
pdf Update 02-26: Discontinued SSI/SSP Beneficiaries - Craig v. Bontá Lawsuit
pdf Update 02-25: Errata to Medi-Cal Update #02-23; CHI Process for Continuing Cases
pdf Update 02-24: 2002 QMB Review, M+C HMOs Premium Payment Program and Miscellaneous Related Changes
pdf Update 02-23: Children's Health Initiative (CHI) Process for Continuing Cases
pdf Update 02-22: 2002 - 2003 Family Member Maximum Base Allocation (FMMBA)
pdf Update 02-21: Addendum, Clarification, Errata to Medi-Cal Update #02-12
pdf Update 02-20: SP-DAPD: Determining Presumptive Disability, Processing Reexamination Referrals and Miscellaneous Changes
pdf Update 02-19: Share of Cost: Clarifications and Update
pdf Update 02-18: Aged & Disabled Federal Poverty Level (A&D FPL) Program Changes
pdf Update 02-17: Breast and Cervical Cancer Treatment Program (BCCTP)
pdf Update 02-16: Children's Health Initiative (CHI) Forms and Materials
pdf Update 02-15: DHS Waiver Programs Changes and Clarifications
pdf Update 02-14: New Federal Poverty Levels (FPL) Effective 04/01/02 & Miscellaneous
pdf Update 02-13: 2002 Average Private Pay Rate (APPR)
pdf Update 02-12: SB 87 Disability Aid Code Procedures
pdf Update 02-11: Clarifications: Business Property and Other Real Property
pdf Update 02-10: Medi-Cal Potential Overpayment Work Sheets
pdf Update 02-09: "Important Information for Persons Requesting Medi-Cal" (MC 219) Revision
pdf Update 02-08: Changes to the Current Bridging Program
pdf Update 02-07: Identification and Referral Process for Presumptive SSI Clients
pdf Update 02-06: Federal Increase in Substantial Gainful Activity (SGA) for 2002, Clean Up of Chapters 28, 29, 30 & 31, and Revision of MC 272 & MC 273
pdf Update 02-05: Section 1931(b) Vehicle Evaluation
pdf Update 02-04: Radiation Exposure Compensation Payments
pdf Update 02-03: 2002 Tuberculosis (TB) Income Standard
pdf Update 02-02: Institutional Status
pdf Update 02-01: Changes to the 100 Hour Earned Income Deprivation Test
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