Global Payment Program (GPP) Support
The Medi-Cal 2020 waiver’s Global Payment Program for the remaining uninsured provides incentives for California’s public health care systems to deliver care in more innovative and effective ways, including spreading the use of “non-traditional services” like technology-based visits, group classes, and electronic referral and electronic consultation with specialty care providers. In many cases, these are services that have never been tracked before, because they were previously not eligible for payment. These non-traditional services offer patients more options for timely, convenient and patient-centered care.
SNI supports California’s public health care systems’ efforts to track and report these services with technical assistance for State-required biannual reporting through the publication of a reporting guide that includes standardized coding for non-traditional services. Frequently asked questions about reporting are answered and tracked in a resource on SNI Link, where other reporting aids are also posted.
SNI also provides opportunities for Global Payment Program leads to share best practices and lessons learned around reporting approaches and local infrastructure via regular webinars. Additionally, SNI partners with experts to provide additional tools and resources around the planning and implementation of key non-traditional services, while emphasizing more innovative, patient-friendly approaches supported by technology.
- Read our October 2017 update on the progress California’s public health systems are making under the GPP
- Read our introductory issue brief on the Global Payment Program
- Read an independent report on uncompensated care in California’s public health care systems, which informed the renewal of Safety Net Care Pool funding
- Read more about the Medi-Cal 2020 waiver
- See the State of California’s GPP page, which includes Special Terms and Conditions of the waiver and relevant attachments