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DHCS Offers Webinars on Alcohol Screening, Treatment Benefits for Medi-Cal Beneficiaries

On Jan. 1, California’s adult Medi-Cal beneficiaries became eligible for a new benefit – alcohol Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT). To assist in the SBIRT rollout, the Department of Health Care Services will offer free webinars emphasizing the importance of the new benefit, the goal of the intervention and best practices to provide with the benefit. Webinars will be held Feb. 28 and March 24. For more information and to register, visit www.dhcs.ca.gov/services/medi-cal/Pages/SBIRT.aspx.

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