Community Supports (CS) are part of a state Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) initiative called California Advancing and Innovating Medi-Cal (CalAIM). CS are optional, non-traditional services that address social determinants of health.
CHW services are preventive health services delivered by a CHW to prevent disease, disability, and other health conditions or their progression; to prolong life; and to promote physical and mental health.
Includes services to help members who are homeless to find housing and maintain safe and stable tenancy
Short-term residential care for individuals experiencing homelessness and need to heal from an injury or illness
Home-delivered meal programs that aims to improve health outcomes and address barriers associated with food insecurity
Assists with identifying, coordinating, securing, or funding one-time services and modifications necessary to enable a person to establish a basic household that do not constitute room and board
Alternative destinations for individuals who are found to be publicly intoxicated and would otherwise be transported to the emergency department or jail
Supports individuals who need assistance with daily activities, such as bathing, getting dressed, personal hygiene, cooking and eating
Short-term services provided to caregivers of those who require occasional temporary supervision to give relief to the caregiver
Physical adaptations to a home to ensure the health and safety of the beneficiary and may include ramps and grab bars
L.A. Care will add additional Community Supports programs at later go-live dates