State Profiles

California

Total Number of Enrollees
13,490,409

Total Number of Enrollees in Managed Care
10,792,327

California

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The 2017 OPEN MINDS Medicaid Managed Care Update: A State-By-State Analysis, August 2017

Medicaid Expansion
Yes

Population Description

State Medicaid Waivers

  • The renewed demonstration created the Low Income Health Program (LIHP) to provide coverage in certain counties until December 31, 2013 for low-income adults who would become eligible for new coverage options under the Affordable Care Act.
  • Expands the state’s Safety Net Care Pool (SNCP) to continue support for uncompensated care and to incentivize delivery transformation through new Delivery System Reform Incentive Payments (DSRIP).
  • The state’s existing Medi-Cal managed care programs are included with disabilities, to expand managed care to additional counties, and to include additional benefits (through the Community Based Adult Services program, the Coordinated Care Initiative, and other initiatives).

State Medicaid Website

State CHIP Program

Member Health Plans

California Health and Wellness (CENTENE)
CalOptima
Health Net CA (CENTENE)
Inland Empire Health Plan
L.A. Care Health Plan
UnitedHealthcare Community Plan California

Total Number of Enrollees
13,490,409

Total Number of Enrollees in Managed Care
10,792,327

California

Return to main U.S. map page.

The 2017 OPEN MINDS Medicaid Managed Care Update: A State-By-State Analysis, August 2017