California Health Care Foundation recently released a piece titled “Reimbursing FQHCs for Telehealth Post-COVID-19 Pandemic: Medi-Cal’s Options”. The publication addresses needs to continue to support the much-needed telehealth services that have been spearheaded by FQHCs in response to COVID-19. Rafael A. Gomez, Pacific Health Consulting Group, mapped out recommendations including: Exploring prospective payment system (PPS)…

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Senator Anna M. Caballero, 12th Senate District, California, has sponsored a bill requiring Medi-Cal to reimburse all participating primary care providers, including those who operate out of a federally qualified health center (FQHC) or rural health clinic (RHC) for e-consult services. Read SB 365 bill language here. To sign the E-Consult Workgroup letter of support for…

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CMMI Project CORE: Coordinating Optimal Referral Experiences https://www.aamc.org/what-we-do/mission-areas/health-care/project-core

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California State Medicaid manual for provider delivery of telehealth including e-consult. https://files.medi-cal.ca.gov/pubsdoco/publications/masters-mtp/Part2/mednetele.pdf

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