D.C. Department of Health Care Finance (DHCF)
The Department of Health Care Finance (DHCF), formerly the Medical Assistance Administration under the Department of Health, is the District of Columbia’s state Medicaid agency.
In addition to the Medicaid program, DHCF also administers insurance programs for immigrant children, the State Child Health Insurance Program (S-CHIP or CHIP) and Medical Charities (a locally funded program).
D.C. Department of Health Care Finance (DHCF)
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#DCMedicaidMatters and today at 5 pm, please join us as we host our 2nd Virtual Town Hall meeting to announce upcoming changes to DC Medicaid. Register here
Medicaid Reform is coming to DC. Join us at a Virtual Town Hall Meeting where you can find out about Medicaid and you!
#DCMedicaidMatters The May MCAC meeting will be on May 27th to give DHCF time to prepare its budget presentation. There will be no meeting on May 20th. The agenda will be posted to the MCAC webpage https://dhcf.dc.gov/page/dc-medical-care-advisory-committee no later than May 25th.
The DC MCAC is a forum for key participants and stakeholders in the Medicaid program, including consumers, advocates, providers and DC officials to review the program's operations and offer advice for improvements directly to the Department of Health Care Finance. Full List: Monthly Medicaid and All...
#DCMedicaidMatters For our Medicaid Providers: Due to unexpected complications, Medicaid and Alliance provider payments will be delayed one business day to Monday, Feb. 24th. Any questions should be directed to Conduent at 202.906.8319 or 866.752.9231
Join the Commission on Father, Men, and Boys to celebrate our #DCDads. Enjoy good fun, good entertainment and good fun along with a ton of activities and even haircuts! June 16th, 11AM at Kenilworth Recreation Center. Signup here: https://bit.ly/2Lue3ei
MCAC Meeting tonight, April 26, 5:30 - 7:30 pm DHCF441 4th Street, NW, 10th Floor N. Room #1028, Call in? 1-877-709-6519, code 1819767
DHCF is HIRING! Bring your passion to join our "Mission Possible!" Go to http://dchr.dc.gov to apply.
Home Health Agency Orientations in June, August and October 2016.
The Office of Victim Services and Justice Grants want residents to improve public safety by participating in the Private Security Camera Incentive Program. This program encourages residents, businesses, nonprofits, and religious institutions to purchase and install security cameras.
The program provides a rebate of up to $200 per camera, with a maximum rebate of up to $500 per residential address and $750 for all other addresses.
Information about the program and the application can be found on at www.ovsjg.dc.gov. For additional information, contact the Program at [email protected] (202) 727-5124.
We are seeking to hire a chief surveillance officer in Washington, DC. Please share.
#DCMedicaidMatters! DC’s Managed Care Quarterly Performance Report (1/15 – 6/15) CY2015 Click here to read it: goo.gl/zUjMpp
#DCMedicaidMatters! Seeking Long Term Care Info for yourself or a loved one? http://dhcf.dc.gov/page/provider-information-and-forms
#DCMedicaidMatters! Education is key to #MedicaidIntegrity and helps promote better patient care. Find out more at http://goo.gl/DA6Uyo
DHCF is hiring. Please go to www.dchr.dc.gov to find our jobs!
The Office of Partnerships and Grant Services (OPGS) in partnership with the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC) is offering a two-part proposal writing course from 9am to 1pm on March 30 and April 1, focused on preparing grant applications for public safety funding opportunities.
Informational Session for Prospective Case Management Agencies
Dates: Monday, July 13, 2015
Time: 11:00 am -12:30 pm
Friday, July 17, 2015
Time: 11:30 am -1 pm
To attend: If you are interested in attending one of these sessions, please email Trina Dutta at [email protected] for more details.
DHCF is in the process of overhauling our case management services. This includes adjustments to the service definition of case management, implementation of conflict-free case management and person-centered planning principles, a new per-member-per-month payment methodology, and other vital changes. Our intention is to strengthen the services of our current case managers and also to enroll new case management providers with experience in Long Term Care.
To that end, we are inviting all interested prospective case management agencies to meet with key staff at DHCF to learn more about providing case management services to beneficiaries of the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities (EPD) 1915c Waiver Program. These 90 minute sessions (July 13, 11 am-12:30 pm; July 17, 11:30 am -1 pm) will provide an overview of the following, as well as an opportunity to ask questions of DHCF staff:
Changes to EPD Waiver Program (including changes to case management services and payment methodology)
Medicaid provider enrollment
Billing and financial management
If you are interested in attending one of these sessions, please email Trina Dutta at [email protected] for more details.
DHCF is excited about the steps it is taking to provide better services yielding better outcomes for the individuals we serve in the District. And, we look forward to working with new partners to support this vision!
Dates: Monday, July 13, 2015 Time: 11:00 am -12:30 pm Friday, July 17, 2015 Time: 11:30 am -1 pm
Notice of Public Meeting - Update on EPD Waiver and Medicaid Funded Adult Day Health Programs
A Community Meeting on the new enrollment process for the EPD Waiver and Medicaid-funded Adult Day Health
When: Thursday, July 2, 2015
9:30 am – 11:30 am
Where: Old Council Chambers, 441 4 Street, NW
The DC Office on Aging and the Department of Health Care Finance will discuss the following:
Overview of the new EPD enrollment process;
Explanation of the changes we are implementing to shorten enrollment wait times, and increase beneficiary understanding of the enrollment process and timeline;
Review of several documents we are including in the initial EPD Waiver enrollment packet; and
Update on enrollment for Adult Day Health services.
During the meeting you will have the opportunity to ask questions and make suggestions on how to improve the process.
When: Thursday, July 2, 2015 9:30 am – 11:30 am Where: Old Council Chambers, 441 4 Street, NW The DC Office on Aging and the Department of Health Care Finance will discuss the following:
In case you missed it....
This website provides access to resources and 2 critical trainings for providers in DC who see children covered under Medicaid:
District of Columbia’s Managed Care End-of-Year Performance Report (July 2013 – June 2014) http://dhcf.dc.gov/node/1017492
Director Turnage's Testimony today:
Do you know that the District is working on SIM? Check it out at http://innovation.cms.gov/initiatives/State-Innovations/ …
Going to the State of the District? Go to http://www.eventbrite.com/e/2015-state-of-the-district-address-tickets-16048488461 … to get your ticket to attend. Tell a friend, bring a neighbor!
Please join Mayor Muriel Bowser for her first State of the District Address.
Chartered Health Plan Moves Towards Receivership: Services To Continue To Beneficiaries/Payments To Health Care Providers
The Department of Health Care Finance (DHCF) today announced that the DC Chartered Health Plan (Chartered) will continue to provide services to beneficiaries and payments to health-care providers as the company is put into receivership under the auspices of the Department of Insurance, Securities an...
Catch the next DCHIE Policy Board Meeting on 9/[email protected]@DHCF 899 N. Cap. St. NE, Conf. room 6130
Location: Department of Health Care Finance 899 North Capitol Street, NE, 6th Floor Conference Room 6130 Washington, DC 20002
Executive Board of the Health Benefit Exchange Authority
announces a public meeting on Weds, Sept. 5, [email protected] 5:30pm in the Wilson Building, Rm 412 at 1350 Penn. Ave NW, Wash, DC 20004.
The DC HIE Policy Board (Board) was established by Mayor’s Order 2012-96 (Board Establishment); Mayor's Order 2012-110 (Board Appointments) on February 15, 2012. The purpose of the Board is to advise the Mayor, the Director of the Department of Health Care Finance (DHCF), and other District agencies...
Public Meeting of HBX tonight Tues., 8/21/12 - 5 pm to 8:30pm-441 4 St NW, Wash, DC Room: Old Council Chambers
The Executive Board of the Health Benefit Exchange Authority, pursuant to the requirements of Section 6 of the Health Benefit Exchange Authority Establishment Act of 2011, effective March 2, 2012 (D.C. Law 19-0094), hereby announces a public meeting of the Executive Board. The meeting will be held T...
Check out the photos/bios of the DHCF Executive Team. Get to know the key people at DHCF!
Public Meeting: DC Health Insurance Exchange Policy Board Meeting on August 1, 2012 at 2 pm at 899 N. Capitol St. NE...Agenda attached.
Want to reach DHCF's executive team?
Check out DC's Health Information Exchange which will offer Direct Secure Messaging ie. the secure transfer of medical records among healthcare providers (DIRECT)
DC-HIE is the statewide Health Information Exchange (HIE) for the District of Columbia. The primary service DC-HIE offers is Direct Secure Messaging (DIRECT). DIRECT is a safe, confidential, electronic system to support the exchange of patient medical records among healthcare providers, both within ...
Department of Health Care Finance Announces Intent to Award Managed Care Contract to Medstar Family Choice
(WASHINGTON, DC) – The Department of Health Care Finance today announced that the Office of Contracting and Procurement (OCP) has submitted a package to Council with a notice of intent to award the District’s third managed care contract to Medstar Family Choice. Upon approval, the contract will take...
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