Systems and Standards

Children’s Regional Integrated Service System (CRISS) Activities Addressing California Children’s Services Whole Child Model Implementation

Organization

Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford

Primary Contact

Laurie Soman

Grant Amount

$62,959 for 24 months

Date Awarded

October 2019

Purpose

Recently the state Department of Health Care Services has turned over responsibility for California Children’s Services activities to Medi-Cal managed care organizations in 21 counties under a new program called the Whole Child Model (WCM). Building on a previous award, this funding will allow the grantee to continue monitoring the WCM program implementation to ensure that children continue to receive high-quality care, including access to appropriate pediatric specialty care, pharmaceuticals, durable medical equipment, and support services under the managed care plans.