CHA News Article

DHCS Allots $100M in State Funding to Support Housing Provided by Whole Person Care Pilots
For CEOs, CFOs, Government Relations Staff

The Department of Health Care Services earlier this week announced how it will distribute the Governor’s $100 million budget allocation to support active Whole Person Care pilot programs that provide housing services, as well as its methodology for determining the distributed amounts.

This one-time funding is intended to bolster long- and short-term housing and supportive services delivered to Medi-Cal enrollees who are mentally ill and either experiencing or at risk of experiencing homelessness. The allocation methodology considers prevalence of homelessness, cost of living, and pilot performance.

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