Under the COVID-19 federal public health emergency (PHE), Medi-Cal beneficiaries were guaranteed continuous coverage as long as the PHE was in effect.
On April 29, the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) released a Medi-Cal Eligibility Division Information Letter (MEDIL) to provide guidance to counties on the Medi-Cal eligibility of Ukrainian nationals arriving in California.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has issued a rule finalizing policies for contract year 2023 Medicare Advantage (MA) and Medicare prescription drug benefit programs. The rule finalizes proposals on increased agency oversight of plan marketing, expansion and network adequacy, reinstatement of medical loss ratio reporting requirements, and equity-oriented changes to dual-eligible special […]
CHA submitted comments on a proposed rule issued by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that would exclude noncash benefits — including most Medicaid benefits — when making a public charge inadmissibility determination.
On April 18, CHA submitted responses to a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services request for information on improving access to care and coverage for individuals enrolled in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program.
Beginning May 1, California will provide full-scope Medi-Cal benefits to individuals who are age 50 or older, regardless of citizenship or immigration status, who meet all other Medi-Cal full-scope eligibility criteria.
The Department of Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service have issued a proposed rule to address the “family glitch” that inaccurately assesses the affordability of employer-sponsored coverage, impacting eligibility for marketplace subsidies under the Affordable Care Act.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a proposed rule that would exclude noncash benefits — including most Medicaid benefits — when making a public charge inadmissibility determination. Comments on the proposed rule are due April 25.
CHA has submitted a comment letter to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on its advanced notice of proposed rulemaking to inform a future regulatory proposal on the public charge ground of inadmissibility. In the letter, CHA urges DHS to ensure future policies are clear, consistent, and do not cause undue fear among immigrant families accessing the public services available to them. […]