CalAIM Proposals Letter

Sep 16, 2019

Summary

This letter, co-authored by 15 organizations, offers recommendations for the upcoming California Advancing and Innovating Medi-Cal (CalAIM) proposal by the Department of Health Care Services. It encourages the Department to consider holistic approaches to children’s wellbeing, including establishment of a family-centered child population health model. It recommends ensuring plans and providers have the flexibility to incorporate a broad array of support services into care; shifting payment models to reward linkages and outcomes; establishing a statewide pediatric practice improvement network; and supporting care for children outside clinical settings.