Health Homes is an optional Medicaid benefit that will coordinate access to medical and behavioral health services, and long-term services and support, and provide linkages to community social supports.
On March 28, 2016, the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) submitted an initial HHP State Plan Amendment (SPA) to the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) to implement the HHP in California, with the first HHP implementation beginning in eleven counties in January 2017. The SPA is available for review on DHCS’ website at the following web link Health Homes Program State Plan Amendment – March 2016.
In addition to the SPA, the updated concept paper of our design for the HHP is available for review at the following web link Health Homes for Patients with Complex Needs California Concept Paper – Final.
For more information on the HHP, visit the Health Homes Program website.