California Behavioral Health Community-Based Continuum Demonstration 

In 2023, the Department of Health Care Services will apply for a new Medicaid Section 1115 Demonstration to increase access to and improve mental health services for Medi-Cal members statewide. This will permit states to secure Federal Financial Participation (FFP) for services provided during short-term stays, defined as stays up to 60 days, in psychiatric hospitals or residential treatment settings that are considered IMDs. Read more here

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