DHCS to Hold CCS Whole Child Model Overview Webinar Next Friday
The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) will be holding an overview webinar on the California Children’s Services (CCS) Whole Child Model (WCM) on Friday, May 18 from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm. The webinar is intended for youth, parents, caregivers, and interested stakeholders and will detail the new approach to care for children and youth with special health care needs under WCM.
Recall, the passage of SB 586 in 2016, created the WCM which shifted the care coordination and service authorization for CCS beneficiaries to the health plans in County Organized Health System counties. Phase 1 of the WCM will be implemented in six counties on July 1, 2018, and WCM Phase 2 in 15 counties on January 1, 2019.