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Medi-Cal Inmate County Program Begins April 1
Certain counties will begin July 1

The Medi-Cal Inmate County program will begin April 1 for participating counties, including Alameda, Fresno, Kern, Los Angeles, Sacramento, Santa Clara and Stanislaus. Calaveras, Placer and San Luis Obispo counties are scheduled to begin July 1. Providers that treat inmates under the custody of counties that have opted into the Medi-Cal Inmate County program should bill Medi-Cal directly for services provided on or after their agreement date. Applicable services include inpatient services at a medical facility located off the grounds of the correctional facility for an extended stay of more than 24 hours. For more information and a full list of participating counties, visit the Medi-Cal website. Questions should be directed to DHCSIMCU@dhcs.ca.gov.

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