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August 2016 Medi-Cal Provider Seminar

June 13, 2016

The next Medi-Cal Provider Seminar is scheduled for August 9 – 10, 2016, at the Hyatt Regency Monterey in Monterey, California. Providers can access a class schedule for the seminar by visiting the Provider Training Web page of the Medi-Cal Learning Portal (MLP) and clicking the seminar date(s) they would like to attend. Providers may RSVP by logging in to the MLP.

Throughout the year, the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) and the Fiscal Intermediary for Medi-Cal, Xerox State Healthcare, LLC (Xerox), conduct Medi-Cal training seminars. These seminars, which target both novice and experienced providers and billing staff, cover the following topics:

  • Changes to Medi-Cal billing
  • Basic and advanced billing issues
  • Provider-specific billing questions
  • Specialty programs such as California Children’s Services (CCS)/Genetically Handicapped Persons Program (GHPP)

Providers must register by July 26, 2016, to receive a hard copy of the Medi-Cal provider training workbooks on the date(s) of training. After July 26, 2016, the workbooks will be available only by download on the Medi-Cal Provider Training Workbooks Web page of the Medi-Cal website.

Providers that require more in-depth claim and billing information have the option to receive one-on-one claims assistance, which is available at all seminars, in the Claims Assistance Room.

Providers may also schedule a custom billing workshop. On the Lookup Regional Representative page, enter the ZIP code for the area you wish to search and click the “Enter ZIP Code” button. The name of the designated field representative for your area will appear on the map. To contact a regional representative, providers must first contact the Telephone Service Center (TSC) at 1-800-541-5555 and request to be contacted by a representative.

Providers are encouraged to bookmark the Provider Training Web page and refer to it often for current seminar information.