Category: Whole Person Care


Second Round of Whole Person Care Pilots Gains CMS Approval

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently approved a second round of Whole Person Care (WPC) Pilot Projects, expanding efforts to provide comprehensive health care to medically-complex patients. CMS approved 15 applications in this round, eight of which built upon previously-approved pilots and seven of which were new pilots. The WPC is intended…

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Whole Person Care Second-Round Webinar

The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) will host a webinar next Friday, January 27, from 9:30 – 11:00 am, for new entities interested in participating in the second round of the Whole Person Care pilots (WPC).  The webinar will cover the application, budget, and program requirements. To sign up for the webinar, click here….

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Whole Person Care – Second Round News

The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) released their second-round applications for Whole Person Care pilots (WPC). The department posted both an application for new pilots and instructions for first-round “legacy” pilots seeking to expand, on the WPC website  The department also posted revised budget instructions. DHCS will also host a webinar on Friday, January…

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DHCS Medi-Cal Waiver Update

The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) announced changes to the Special Terms and Conditions of California’s Section 1115 ‘Medi-Cal 2020’ Waiver. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) approved two amendments requested by DHCS. The first, authorizes DHCS to include Federally Recognized Tribes and Tribal Health Programs as lead entities for the Whole…

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Whole Person Care

The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) has released information regarding the awards for Whole Person Care (WPC) pilot projects. To date, 17 of the 18 projects have been awarded, with one pending pilot application. Award amounts can be found here. DHCS also released a current overview of WPC, which includes a summary of the…

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