2016 Publications

Issue Brief: The Medi-Cal 2020 Waiver

On December 30, 2015, the federal Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) approved Medi-Cal 2020 – a five year renewal of California’s Section 1115 Medicaid Waiver, which could provide California with more than $6.2 billion in new federal funding through programs that will shift the focus away from hospital-based and inpatient care, towards outpatient, primary and preventative care – in other words, from volume to value.

Issue Brief