Growing Pains as California Adds Social Services to Medicaid

California’s Medicaid program is two years into the nation’s most ambitious effort yet to cover non-traditional health care services like housing and food for some of the state’s sickest and most vulnerable residents. Everyone expected this transformation — known as CalAIM — to take some time to hit its stride. We dig into CalAIM’s early challenges and what’s being done to right the ship.


Guests:

Pooja Bhalla, DNP, RN, CEO, Illumination Foundation

Jacey Cooper, Medicaid Director, California Department of Health Care Services

Kelly Bruno-Nelson, MSW, Executive Director of Medi-Cal/CalAIM, CalOptima Health


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