Ages 20 and younger eligible for CalAIM updates

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Starting July 1, 2023, new populations of focus became eligible for Enhanced Care Management (ECM) services, a key Med-Cal benefit through CalAIM. We are also sharing some updates for ECM and Community Supports (CS).       

New populations of focus  

Children and youth may receive ECM services if they meet any of the following criteria:  

  • Have complex health issues and were admitted to the ED or hospital repeatedly over the last six months to year.  
  • Have serious emotional or mental health conditions.  
  • Already receive services through the California Children’s Services (CCS)/CCS Whole Child Model (WCM) and have additional needs.  
  • Are or have been part of a child welfare program or foster care.  
  • Are experiencing homelessness (continuation from initial Jan. 2022 launch)   

Additional updates for ECM and CS  

New CS services:   

  • Respite Service for Caregivers.  
  • Personal Care and Homemaker Services.  

 For more information on ECM/CS services, please visit our community ECM page.  

 Monthly collaborative PATH meetings (Providing Access and Transforming Health)   

These meetings are not just for ECM/CS providers! All community-based organizations and health care providers are encouraged to attend.  

For registration or more information, visit the PATH website or contact the county facilitators:   

ECM/CS provider listing in the Provider Directory   

  You can find an ECM/CS provider in our Provider Directory by searching by provider name or location. 

The yellow box in the image above shows where to select the ECM/CS provider type. Must select appropriate Medi-Cal Health Plan type first. 

For more information, visit our ECM/CS page for providers.   

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