DHCS ACWDL 14-05: Continuous Eligibility for Children

This letter, gives counties instruction on the application of Continuous Eligibility for Children (CEC) in light of new federal guidance and the transition of Healthy Families Program (HFP) to Medi-Cal. Provides that children on both MAGI and non-MAGI Medi-Cal children retain eligibility for 12 months (starting with date of eligibility) or until they turn 20.  It further explains noticing and procedures for changed circumstances and also clarifies that former foster youth and former HFP enrollees are not subject to 10 day reporting requirement that Medi-Cal beneficiaries with other linkages are subject to.  Read the entire letter here.