California Awaiting Federal Approval of Medi-Cal Cuts
California is seeking CMS approval for changesÂ to Medi-Cal, California's Medicaid program. Earlier this month, the state submitted a waiver request for implementing copayments for prescription medications,Â and visits to doctors and hospitals. The state plans this week to submit plans for reducing reimbursements for Medi-Cal providers and capping physician visits.
- "Medi-Cal Copays Would Hit Valley Hard" (Anderson, Fresno Bee, 6/25).